The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

International Projects

Marquis Project

  • Adaptive Measures to Integrated Resource Management

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    TSAEE implements strategies in tree resource management with women and youth groups in practices which alleviate the impacts of climate change in rural Tanzanian agriculture. This is done by integrating woodlot development (agro-forestry), domestic fuel efficiency (cookstoves), and micro-enterprise development (tree seedling production and cookstove construction) in selected communities of Kwimba and Tabora Regions, Tanzania.

  • Crossing the Digital Divide

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $11,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    This project is Crossing the Digital Divide, delivering Information Communication Technology (ICT) workshops focusing on climate change and gender issues. Participatory practices will be used in agricultural extension programs to connect ICT data with indigenous knowledge related to changes in the crop/weather calendar in four rural Tanzanian communities.

  • Tangible Goals Model in Rural Development

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $8,000 | Funded in 2011/2012

    Marquis’ partner TSAEE is supporting its members in four rural districts to implement an innovative 28 step Tangible Goals Model in Rural Development with farm women who are part of women’s and youth Community-Based Organizations. TSAEE uses extension processes that pair improved agricultural practices and entrepreneurship to improve food security and income generation.

  • Tangible Goals Approach with Rural Youth in Agricultural Community Economic Development in the Lake

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $12,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Tangible Goals Approach with Rural Youth in Agricultural Community Economic Development in the Lake Zone of Tanzania project is to act as a catalyst to build local capacity through a combination of microenterprise skills training, mentorship, aiding youth to establish tangible goals and to develop the means to access capital. The economic situation of youth approaching adulthood who leave school and/or are underemployed in rural villages in Tanzania requires intervention to enable their participation in the local market economy.

  • Facilitating Rural Youth in Lake Zone of Tanzania to Increase Marketing Intelligence through Agro-ba

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $12000 | Funded in 2013-14

    The economic situation of rural Tanzanian youth requires intervention to (1) facilitate their participation in the local market economy, (2) increase market intelligence, and (3) build self-employment skills. TSAEE will act as a catalyst to increase local capacity through a combination of micro-enterprise and agro-production training, mentorship, and micro-credit development.

  • Increasing Capacity for Young Parents through Community Economic Development

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $12,000 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project seeks to partner with local partner (TSAEE) to improve the economic situation of 180 single teenage and youth parents in 6 villages by increasing local capacity through micro enterprise training, identification of tangible goals and the dissemination of improved cook stove technology use.