What We Do

UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build a better life. UNDP started its operations in Tanzania after signing of Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) with the Government in 30th May 1978.

Our Goals

The overall focus of UNDP in Tanzania is to support the Government of Tanzania to improve lives of the people through broad practice areas of democratic governance, Climate change & energy, Environment & Natural resources, Private sector development and Capacity development more

Environment & natural resources

Sustainable forest management helps to improve communities livehoodsmore

Our Stories

On site education on the ways to rehabilitate the gully at Buhoro Village

Communities participate in protecting Lake Tanganyika

Buhoro village,  Kasulu District in Kigoma Region is among of the heavily degraded upstream villages which pour sediments to Lake Tanganyika through Ruchugi River which hasmore 

People accessing clean and safe water

Access to safe water changes lives in Nungwi Village

Khadija Komboni (36yrs) is a mother of 12 children living in Nungwi A village, North A District Zanzibar. As other areas in the world, the villagemore 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Of many serious environmental threats that face Lake Tanganyika, the most are excessive loads of sediments and nutrients caused by erosion in the watershed. The lake basin is undergoing deforestation at an alarming rate; rapid erosion as a consequence of this deforestation is resulting in the discharge of excessive load of nutrients and sediments into normally clear-water littoral and sublittoral environments. Industrial and urban pollution and intensive fishing using inappropriate methods are also imposing threat to the lake environment and its biological diversitymore 

  • The Union of Zanzibar legislatures are different levels of development reflecting the history, needs and resources of both jurisdiction.In response to the capacity development needs articulated in the Corporate/Strategic Plans of the two legislatures, the project will provide support to the National Assembly and the Zanzibar House of Representatives by helping to strengthen Members’ legislative, oversight and representative capacities and assisting the Secretariats of both legislatures to deliver upgraded services to Membersmore 

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