About Us

Leat Foundation and History

Our Background

Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) was founded in 1994. It is a premier non- governmental and non- profit making environmental management and protection organization in Tanzania. It is registered under the Companies Act Cap 212 R.E 2002, as company limited by guarantee without a share capital.

LEAT carries out environmental and natural resources legal and policy research, advocacy, and selected public interest litigation. Its membership is drawn from public interest spirited individuals from all disciplines of the environment and natural resources. Over the years, LEAT has transformed itself to become the premier public interest environmental and natural resources management and protection organization in Tanzania.

Our Goal

Contribute towards increased citizens’ participation in eastern and southern Africa countries in general...

What we Do

In addressing environmental problems at national and international Level, LEAT works with different stakeholders...

Our Vision

Africa with sustainable and well-managed environment and natural resources for the benefit of current and future generations.

Our Mission

To contribute towards good governance in the use and sustainable management...

Our Team

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Latest Projects

Latest & Ongoing Projects

Examining the Legal and Regulatory Regime on Minerals, Oil, and Gas Resources in Tanzania

“Examining the Legal and Regulatory Regime on Minerals, Oil, and Gas Resources in Tanzania” is a two year project funded by the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa.
The implementation of the project commenced in October 2017 and will phase-out in September 2019. The project among many, advocates for ...

Shared Resources Joint Solutions

The SRJS is a four year program and is striving to work towards sustainably managed landscapes that provide the most essential ecosystem services on which local communities and broader economic development depends.
The vision for SRJS 2020 is a robust and vibrant civil society that is able to meet the challenges of the future in an ever more globalized world ...

Mercury Governance in Tanzania and Uganda

Mercury Governance in Tanzania and Uganda is a one year project aimed at contributing to the existing government programme of developing the National Action Plan (NAP) to control mercury use in ASGM in Tanzania and seek to build capacities to small scale miners and multi stakeholders on Best Environmental Practice (BEP's) and Best available practices (BAP'S). The project has also meant to strengthen ...

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Environment and Public Interest Litigation

  • Citzens Engaging in Government
  • Oversight in Natural Resources
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Land rights

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  • Oversight in Natural Resources
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Extractives Industries and Human rights

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  • Oversight in Natural Resources
  • Management
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Forestry and Wildlife

  • Lawyers’ Environmental Action
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Energy and Climate Change

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