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Lesson on value addition from Zanzibar

The process of making dried mango chips begins with the slashing of mangoes into chips. The next step is to mix the chips with garlic, vanilla fruit and salt. The chips are then put onto the platters…  


How access to water promotes construction of modern buildings in Dodoma villages

This is Kurio village in Dodoma where access to water has promoted easy access to healthcare facilities and services, employment opportunities to youth through brick making and construction of modern…  


Conserving Ruvu water catchments to enhance water availability

UNDP Tanzania, in partnership with the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and the Tanzanian government introduced a five-year programme (2015-2020) titled ‘Securing Watershed Services through…  


Building capacity for women entrepreneurs to participate in UNDP Procurement process

UNDP Tanzania recently conducted a training for women entrepreneurs aimed at increasing women owned/managed business participation in United Nations Procurements. The purpose of the workshop was to i)…  


Biogas improves gender equality in Rungwe

UNDP in collaboration with the local NGO called HIMARU introduced a biogas project with aim of addressing the underlying driver of deforestation which primarily energy for cooking in the form of…  


World Environment Day 2017: “Connect with Nature -- Be Cool, Clean and Green”

This year, the commemoration of the World Environment Day (WED) which is the United Nation's principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment was…  


UNDP disburses 1.3bn/- for climate change adaptation projects

THE United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently disbursed 1.3bn/- to six NGOs to help vulnerable local communities to mitigate the effects climate change through solar power solutions and new…  


Solar power transforming rural education in Bukoba District

This project was implemented under the Capacity Development in The Energy Sector and Extractive Industries (CADESE) programme with support from the Ministry of Energy and Minerals of Tanzania. One of…  


UNDP supports capacity building in contract negotiations for Government officials

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Columbia Centre for Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and the Ministry of Energy and Minerals (MEM), recently conducted a…  


UNDP all geared up for operational effectiveness and efficiency

The main purpose for this retreat was to plan, discuss and agree on a plan of action which will result to better delivery of UNDP’s programme and projects. On the agenda, there was a deliberate…  

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