This is the baseline socioeconomic assessment report for the Tuungane Project, a health and conservation project implemented in the greater Mahale ecosystem on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania. The assessment used a qualitative-quantitative approach with key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and a survey of 487 households. The report details key demographic indicators, as well as indicators related to empowerment and security. This baseline survey was conducted from June to July 2011, and is included in this report. A follow-up survey is being conducted from July-August 2016.
Source: The Nature Conservancy