Photo: Sokoine University of Agriculture.Photo: Sokoine University of Agriculture

The National Carbon Monitoring Centre (NCMC) was launched on the 19th May 2016 by Honorable Minister of the Environment and Union Affairs, Mr January Makamba.

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Photo: DFID on Flickr.

Researchers from REPOA and CMI are examining the prospects and challenges of Tanzania as a future petro-state through a strategic collaboration together with the National Bureau of Statistics, funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. It is challenging to transfer natural resource wealth into improved welfare for the majority of citizens.

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10 largest recipient countries of Norwegian Development Aid in 2015. 
Photo: Norad.

The official Norwegian development aid figures for 2015 were released by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norad, 11.04.2016. In 2015 Norwegian development aid amounted to NOK 34.5 billion which corresponded to 1.05 per cent of Norway's gross national income (GNI). All together 109 countries received Norwegian development aid in 2015.

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Det er rapportert flere tilfeller av kolera på Zanzibar i april/mai i år. Les her for mer informasjon og reiseråd.

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Norway joins hands with Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa to support smallholder farmers. The program “Inclusive Green Growth of the Smallholder Agricultural Sector of SAGCOT” was launched in Dar es Salaam on 11th March 2016. By improving access to finance and agronomic advice as well as markets for produce and agricultural inputs, the program aims to improve income and food security of...

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Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit engaged with youth at the Stepping Stones Community of Practice. 
Photo: Lars Lillo Ulvestad, Norad.

On April 12, 2016, the UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway completed a one-day working visit to Tanzania to assess progress made in eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to see how young people are engaging in the country’s AIDS response. Norway is a long-term supporter of UNAIDS and Her Royal Highness has been an...

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The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) has launched a new funding scheme for collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

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As part of a recent three-day whistle-stop tour of Tanzania, Ms. Tone Skogen, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway, began her visit in Arusha, where she met with EAC officials to discuss regional and bilateral affairs.

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On 30 March 2016, some articles in the news media made references to Norwegian budget support to Tanzania. These articles contained several factual errors. The Embassy would therefore like to clarify the following:

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