Lawyers' Environmental Action Team

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The Lawyers' Environmental Action Team "is the first public interest environmental law organization in Tanzania. It was established in 1994 and formally registered in 1995 under the Societies Ordinance. Its mission is to ensure sound natural resource management and environmental protection in Tanzania.

"LEAT carries out policy research, advocacy, and selected public interest litigation. Its membership largely includes lawyers concerned with environmental management and democratic governance in Tanzania." [1]



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  1. Home, Lawyers' Environmental Action Team, accessed May 4, 2009.