Private Sector

A list of Norwegian companies in Tanzania: Read more

— Norway is putting gender on the human rights agenda, said Ambassador Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad as she gave her welcoming remarks to the Embassy’s seminar on gender, business and human rights. Read more

Photo: Maiken Solbakken.

On the 19th and 20th of September, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam organized «Norway-Tanzania Energy Business Seminar». The event was organized together with Innovation Norway East-Africa, and gathered over 80 representatives from the Norwegian and Tanzanian energy sector, as well as Tanzanian government officials. Read more

Private sector is a vital part of Norwegian-Tanzanian relations and there are increasing opportunities for collaboration within key sectors. A new brochure outlines the current and prospective business partnerships. Read more

Photo: Heidi Larsen.

69 representatives from 39 Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish and Danish businesses and key stakeholders from the Tanzanian private sector met on December 8 to discuss the position, strategies and role of Nordic companies in Tanzania. Read more

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and NHO's CEO Kirsten Skogen Lund. Photo: Veslemøy Salvesen, UD

As part of Norway's work to intensify the efforts to promote human rights, the Government is launching the national action plan on Business and Human Rights to follow up the UN Guiding Principles. Read more

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Bernard Membe, at the plenary opening of the business seminars . 
Photo: Heidi Larsen.

A delegation of 58 Norwegian business leaders visited Tanzania to seek investment opportunities. The delegation accompanied the Minister of Trade and Industry, Hon. Monica Mæland. Read more

Norway's Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland and His Excellency President Dr. Jakaya Kikwete at the official opening of the Yara fertilizer terminal. 
Photo: Yara.

Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms. Monica Mæland, and an accompanying business delegation visited Tanzania to promote business cooperation on September 16-17. It was a successful and important visit, where Norway and Tanzania agreed to further deepen and strengthen their bilateral relations in terms of business relations, investment and trade. Read more

F.v.:  Tor Inge Arendal, Kristine Thomassen, Sara Sandvik Johansen og Anh Ngoc Nguyen. 
Photo: Heidi E. Larsen.

Fire siviløkonomstudenter ved UiA har i høst praksisopphold ved Statoil og Yara i Dar es Salaam. Read more

Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland and CEO of Innovation Norway Anita Krohn Traaseth visits Tanzania. 
Photo: Ministry of Culture .

The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland and an accompanying Norwegian business delegation visits Tanzania in September to promote business cooperation. Read more

This Tanzanian woman was able to buy equipment for cultivating sea weed through micro financing. The sea weed is sold to a factory which exports to Japan.  
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Photo: Wim Opmeer .

‘Access to good, steady jobs and living wages is one of the main drivers of poverty reduction. The Government has today presented a white paper that sets out how Norwegian development assistance will be used to encourage private investments and promote job creation and poverty reduction,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Read more

The Embassy and Innovation Norway strengthen their collaboration with the private sector this spring. Read more

Norfund and CDC form partnership to boost power generation in Africa and take direct ownership and control of Globeleq Africa. Read more

On Tuesday 20th January 2015, the Nordic embassies in Tanzania held the first Nordic Business networking event, which was hosted at the Swedish Ambassador’s residence. Read more

Close to 200 representatives from the government, academia, civil society and media were present when REPOA, CMI and the National Bureau of Statistics presented their new research programme "Tanzania as a future petro-state" at the Hyatt Hotel in Dar es Salaam 24.10.2014. The Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E. Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, presented opening remarks. Read more