The Royal Norwegian Embassy has committed to support the professional development of female engineers with NOK 16.4 million over the next 5 years (2016-2021). The Norwegian support will provide monthly allowance to meet the cost of subsistence for 150 female engineers during their 3-year Structural Engineers Apprenticeship Programme (SEAP).

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Photo: The Embassy.

The Norwegian Ambassador Hanne-Marie Kaarstad met with President Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli at State House, Dar es Salaam 24 June 2016.

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As interns at the Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam, we took a few days off work in order to join Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) in the field. For three days, we shadowed the organisation during their annual monitoring trip in Tanzania. We visited projects and met with NCA’s partners. These are some of our observations and reflections.

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Parade against Death Penalty. 
Photo: MFA, Oslo.

Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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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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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam is inviting participation in a tender for undertaking the end review of the Climate Change Impacts Adaptation and Mitigation (CCIAM) and the Enhancing Pro poor Innovation in Natural Resources and Agricultural Value Chain (EPINAV) programmes implemented by Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). The deadline for receipt of tenders is 05.08.2016 at...

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Norway has extended its commitment to the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) with NOK 17,5 mill over the next three years.

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Photo: Charlotte von Doorn Bernhard.

The first Nordic Day Reception in Tanzania was held in Dar es Salaam Wednesday June 1st. Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, or the Nordics, have a special relationship with Tanzania. A relationship that is becoming more diverse.

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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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