Press Releases
  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the United Nations Development Programme work towards strengthened capacities in the Energy and Extractive Industries Sectors Apr 4, 2014

    Friday 4th April 2014: Today, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania through the Ministry of Energy and Minerals and the United Nations Development Programme in Tanzania signed a project document entitled ‘Capacity Development in the Energy Sector and Extractive Industries’ (CADESE).

  • UNDP and Government Sign Agreement to Support Preparations for the 2015 General Election. Dec 3, 2013

    12 March 2013 Dar-es-Salaam: The United Nations Development Programme, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) will sign today an agreement to provide USD 22.5 million support to prepare for the 2015 general election

  • Call for Innovative Solutions on Urbanization and Climate Change Challenges Oct 31, 2013

    A Pan-African congress on local climate solution for Africa has called for innovative solutions and opportunities to the challenges of rapid urbanization, and realistic responses to climate change at the local government level. A three days congress which started on Wednesday 30th October 2013 at Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Dar-es-Salaam was attended by over 500 participants aimed to provide a platform for government, business, academics and NGOs to discuss, debate and find solutions to the challenges of rapid urbanization experienced in Africa.

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