Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) is a private, non-governmental and non-profit making organization. LEAT was initially registered in March 1994 under the Societies Ordinance Cap. 337, as a Society. In 1995, it was re-registered as a non partisan, non-governmental organization which is not-for-profit making organization. In November 2001, LEAT was transformed into a Company limited by guarantee without share capital under the Companies Ordinance,Cap. 212 of the Laws of Tanzania with Reg. No 42565. Though it was transformed into a Company LEAT is operating as a Non- Governmental Organization. It was granted a Certificate of Compliance, No. 1985 in April 2008.
The idea to form LEAT was engineered by 15 Lawyers who felt that law is an indispensable tool in fostering sound natural resources management and environmental protection. The rationale was to respond to legally related environmental challenges conceived in mid 1994. These lawyers felt that there is a serious need of making environmental law work for better management of the environment and natural resources... read more
Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT),
Mazingira House, Mazingira Street,
Mikocheni "B" Area,
P.O.Box 12605, Dar es Salaam.
Phone: +255 2780859
Fax: +255 2781098
Member of Friends of the Earth International
“We are a part of Friends of the Earth International, the world's largest grassroots environmental network”.
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News & Events
LEAT files Amicus Brief in Tanzanian Failed Water Privatization Case
26th july 2011
LEAT Releases 2002-2003 Biennial Report
15th july 2011
Human Rights Commission Issues Injunction Order Against Tarime Gold Mine