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Freshwater

The healthy of Our rivers and Freshwater is our healthy

© Joan Itanisa

Rivers in Tanzania sustain much of Tanzania’s freshwater and terrestrial biodiversity and provide water to support a growing human population that is increasingly concentrated in urban areas.

WHY DOES IT MATTER?

In a country where agriculture and tourism are the biggest sources of revenue and livelihood it is critical to make sure these sources and the natural resources around them are effectively conserved to ensure their long term mutual benefits.

Did you Know?

The Great Migration sees over 1.5 million wildebeest, 200,00 zebra and a host of other antelope travelling across Mara River every year. It is the largest overland migration in the world, with animals travelling to a circle of 800km

© Martin Harvey

WHAT IS WWF DOING?

We are striving to protect and revive the rivers and wetlands that sustain people and nature and ensure there is enough water for all of us
 

What Can you Do?

Be a Water Champion by raising awareness on the importance of freshwater and adapting to good water practices yourself like reducing your water consumption and protecting water sources