UNDP Supports Farmer’s Access to Knowledge and Markets
May 19, 2015
9 May 2015 – With the support of UNDP, the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) launched the Mobile Kilimo Platform in Ileje, Mbeya Region. The launching ceremony was officiated by the Deputy Minister of Industry, Trade and Marketing, Hon. Janet Mbene, who commended UNDP and ESRF for the initiative, which will connect farmers to a larger market, where they can buy and sell products through their mobile phones.
UNDP and Ministry of Natural Resources Sign an Agreement to Support Combating Wildlife Crime and Advancing Conservation Project
Apr 16, 2015
The United Nations Development Programme and Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism signed an agreement to provide support for Combating Wildlife Crime and Advancing Conservation in Tanzania. The project seeks to mobilize USD 51.9 million over a period of 5 year to implement the National Strategy to Combat Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade, officially launched in October 2014.
Despite progress, HDR provides a fresh perspective on economic transformation
Mar 30, 2015
Tanzania has received wide recognition for steering its economy in the right direction over the past decade however real progress on economic growth, while welcomed and necessary, has not been enough to transform human development,” according to the country’s latest national Human Development Report.
A Case of Evidence for Development Results: UNDP Tanzania
Mar 18, 2015
Early 2014 Tanzania was selected for an Assessment of Development Results (ADR) which is an independent evaluation of UNDP’s contribution to development results at the country level. The evaluation was carried out by UNDP’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) with the intention to specifically assessing how well UNDP is contributing to national and development results in Tanzania over the past two programme cycles (2007-2010 and 2011-2014); and also to provide evaluative evidence useful for the formulation of the next UNDP common country programme document (CCPD) within the context of the UNDAP.
DPG Visit Iringa, Impressed with region productivity potential
Mar 12, 2015
Development Partners Group (DPG) which includes main bilateral and multilateral Development Partners to Tanzania conducted a three day field visit in Iringa region on 25-27 February 2015, where they visited different projects in agriculture, agro processing, and energy with a side focus on delivery of social services (health and water) and environment/tourism
Women Change Lives Through Energy-saving Stoves in Moshi Municipal Council
Feb 25, 2015
Introduction of energy-saving stoves in the Moshi Municipal Council is making a difference in the lives of women in different households besides contributing to environmental conservation. Beneficiaries of a Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Project affirm that they are using less firewood in cooking, thereby turning challenges of environmental conservation into opportunities for development at a household level.
Promoting Credible Elections...Registrar of Political Parties
Apr 28, 2014
UNDP and the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (RPP) signed a letter of agreement (LoA) to work toward strengthening democratic processes in the country. The LoA formalizes the relationship between UNDP and the RPP, and it further helps each institution’s endeavour to foster credible elections and promote an inclusive democracy
Reinforcing Credibility and Acceptance of Electoral Processes
Apr 25, 2014
12 April 2014, UNDP sponsored the participation of three senior staff from the two Tanzanian electoral management bodies, namely the National Electoral Commission and the Zanzibar Electoral Commission, in the international thematic workshop on promoting stakeholder engagement with the electoral process which took place in Amman, Jordan, from 07 – 12 April 2014.
One Year On … Supporting Municipal Leaders in Addressing HIV/AIDS
Apr 22, 2014
UNDP Tanzania has been instrumental in supporting local authorities to address the pandemic of HIV and AIDS. Through the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), UNDP provides financial and technical assistance as part of its programme of support under the United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP).
Strengthen data quality in the Aid Management Platform
Apr 17, 2014
UNDP has been supporting the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania (GoT) with a number of capacity development initiatives for more than 10 years. Since 2008, this support includes strengthening the capacity to implement, maintain and roll-out an Aid Management Platform (AMP) within Government as well as among DPs.