The UNDP Administrator encourages the use of energy efficient stoves to protect biodiversity
Jun 24, 2013
While the UNDP Administrator Ms. Helen Clark was on a private visit to Tanzania, she had an opportunity to see the impact of some of UNDP supported projects, particularly in the area of biodiversity conservation and income-generation initiatives. Nilo Nature Reserve in Korogwe District is among the areas she visited on 24th June 2013.
Strengthening the Capacity of Members of the National Assembly to oversee the Union Budget
Jun 1, 2013
Strengthening the capacity of Members of the National Assembly to oversee the Union budget, and of the Members of the Zanzibar House of Representatives to oversee the Zanzibar budget is a key objective of the $ 7 million basket fund UNDP Legislatures Support Project.
The National Post-2015 Consultations Report- Localizing the Agenda
May 15, 2013
Tanzania completed its national post-2015 report in May 2013 after a very broad consultative process. The report comprises of key consultations across several groups in the country, including public and private sector, higher learning institutions, women, youth, and children. The broad message of the consultations is that the MDGs are still relevant as there is an unfinished business, but there is a need to go beyond MDGs to take into account new and emerging issues and aspirations.
A Steering Committee established to Address Human Rights for People Living with HIV and AIDS
May 8, 2013
In launching the preparation of a legal environment assessment to strengthen and address human rights for people living and affected by HIV and AIDS, in May 2013, the Government of Tanzania established a joint Steering Committee composed of key stakeholders from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Members of Parliaments, the Attorney General’s Chamber, other legal institutions, CSOs, development partners and the private sector.
Opportunities and challenges for enhancing local development effectiveness in Tanzania
Apr 24, 2013
The Government of Tanzania and its development partners have come a long way towards building successful partnerships and enhancing aid effectiveness. Building on the Joint Assistant Strategy for Tanzania and the outcomes of Busan, GoT is currently developing a new Development Cooperation Framework to further strengthen aid coordination and harmonization.
A new Project Launched to Protect Miombo Woodlands of Western Tanzania
Apr 23, 2013
The official launch of the long awaited Miombo woodlands project took place on 23rd April 2013 at Mbola village Tabora Region, Western Tanzania. The colorful event was officiated by the Regional Administrative Secretary Ms. Kudra Mwinyimvua on behalf of the Regional Commissioner for Tabora Hon. Fatma Mwasa and Mr Titus Osundina, Deputy Country Director of UNDP on behalf of Mr. Alberic Kacou, Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative
National United Nations Volunteers getting ready to enhance awareness and peer education on HIV and AIDS in communities across Tanzania
Apr 8, 2013
The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS) and Zanzibar AIDS Commission (ZAC) have a new team of National United Nations Volunteers (NUNVs) who will be posted to serve in selected municipalities and districts across Tanzania to assist Local Councils in their efforts to combat HIV/AIDS and to strengthen community services
‘’1000 Days of Action! Consider Extractive Industries as important driver for MDGs’’.
Apr 5, 2013
While the world marks the last 1,000 days today before the deadline for achieving the MDGs, it has been explained that Extractive Industries contribution to economy should be considered as important drivers for turning natural wealth into MDGs, which are enshrined in long term economic and social development
Stakeholders recommended ‘’Universal Energy Access’’ as first priority in post 2015 agenda
Mar 19, 2013
Participants of the Regional Consultations meeting on energy pointed out ‘’universal energy access ‘as the most pressing energy issue and recommended the development of an energy access Sustainable Development Goal as the first priority
Tanzania’s Achievements in Human Development are notable.
Mar 15, 2013
Tanzania is among 14 countries in the world that recorded above two percent growth in human development index(HDI) trends between 2000 and 2012, UNDP report says.