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91. $13 Million Agro-Scheme Targets Three Countries
  Monday, December 17, 2007  by Admin
  A network of more than 3,200 rural agro-dealers will be established in Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi to help small-scale farmers rid themselves of poverty and hunger. In Tanzania, it will be implemented under the Tanzania Agro-dealer Strengthening Programme (TASP) to reduce the time and distance farmers travel to fetch farm inputs.
92. 11bn set aside to boost governance
  Tuesday, December 11, 2007  by Admin
  The Millennium Challenge Corporation Account Threshold has set aside more than 11 billion/- for a two-year programme to curb corruption and strengthen the rule of law and good governance in Tanzania. The US Ambassador to Tanzania, Mark Green, broke the news in Dar es Salaam when talking to reporters at the launch of the multi-media campaign aimed at increasing public awareness on the new law on corruption.
93. ILO donates USD 250,000 to Isles women Co-operatives
  Thursday, November 15, 2007  by Admin
  The International Labour Organization (ILO) has donated USD 250,000 as loans to women cooperative groups for Unguja and Pemba. The funds have been released through Akiba Bank in implementation of the project that facilitates promotion of women welfare and reduction of child labour.
94. Plan International, Rita sign birth registration contract worth 52m Tshs
  Monday, November 12, 2007  by Admin
  Plan International and the Registration, Insolvency and Trustees Agency (RITA) have signed a memorandum of understanding on a pilot project on birth registration in Kibaha District, Coast Region worth 52m/-. Rita CEO, Dickson Maimu said that a total of 39.9m/- had been paid to his agency, adding that 12m/- would be used by Plan Tanzania for the implementation of the same. The funds would be directed towards staff training and baseline survey.
95. Ireland pledges 76bn for health sector
  Tuesday, October 23, 2007  by Admin
  The Government of Ireland will provide 76bn/- financial support to the country's social sector.
Tanzania is said to be making significant efforts and it deserves all the support and assistance from donors. Challenges still remain particularly in areas of maternal health, human resources for health, infrastructure, drugs, supplies and transport.
96. World Bank Approves U.S. $40 Million for Performance Results and Accountability Project
  Thursday, October 04, 2007  by Admin
  The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on September 27, approved an International Development Association credit of US$40 million for the Government of Tanzania's Performance Results and Accountability Project (PRAP).
97. Debt conversion to finance health programmes
  Wednesday, October 03, 2007  by Admin
  Tanzania is likely to benefit from a new health financing mechanism designed by the government of Germany for its poor countries' debtors. It is a debt conversion initiative that would see freed debt resources being channeled into the fight against tuberculosis, malaria and Aids.
98. Solar power for 40 dispensaries
  Thursday, July 26, 2007  by Admin
  Former US president Bill Clinton will fund solar energy projects in 40 dispensaries and health centres in Lindi and Mtwara regions. Implementation of the solar energy scheme follows a promise Clinton made to President Kikwete when the two met in New York in September last year.
99. EABL spends 350m/- on Mkuranga water project
  Tuesday, July 17, 2007  by Admin
  The East African Breweries Limited in partnership with other stakeholders will spend more than 350m this year to make available safe drinking water in Mkuranga District, Coast region. The implementation of the project which is on course and targets to see 300,000 people in eleven wards get access to safe drinking water.
100. Denmark grants govt 410bn to support environemt sector
  Monday, July 16, 2007  by Admin
  Denmark has offered the government of Tanzania a total of 410bn for 2007-2012 to support the environment sector in the country. The Danish Ambassador to Tanzania said that the support would focus on implementation of the Environmental Management Act, urban environmental management and participatory forest management.
101. Japanese Firm Gets Contract to Ease Dar Traffic Congestion
  Monday, July 09, 2007  by Admin
  Tanzania has hired a consortium of Japanese consultants to undertake a study into how to ease traffic congestion in Dar es Salaam's city centre. Pacific Consultants International and Construction Project Consultants will draw up a master plan to improve the intersections of various roads that lead into the city centre.

102. TZ to benefit from GEF-assisted fisheries project
  Monday, July 02, 2007  by Admin
  Tanzania is among seven countries in the southwest Indian Ocean region that could reduce poverty through sustainable development of marine resources under a new project financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the World Bank has said. A US $12m grant from the GEF will help these countries to manage their fisheries resources for maximum economic returns, the Bank said following approval of the project by its Board of Executive Directors.

103. Tanzania to benefit from giant biogas project
  Thursday, June 28, 2007  by Admin
  Tanzania will be one of the beneficiaries of two million biogas plants to be constructed in Africa in the coming ten years. The project, "Biogas for Better Life Africa Initiative" is under the supervision of the Netherlands organization SNV.
104. Fund injects USD7m into forest conservation
  Thursday, May 31, 2007  by Admin
  The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) has announced that USD6.7m has now been committed to forest conservation projects in Tanzania and Kenya. The money is part of the seven-million dollar pledge made in 2004 to support conservation projects in the coastal forests and Eastern Arc Mountains of Kenya and Tanzania.
105. Sweden to fund ICT training in teachers colleges
  Tuesday, May 29, 2007  by Admin
  Sweden, through its international development agency (SIDA) and Tanzania government have mobilised at least 4.5bn for meeting the cost of training courses in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in public-owned teachers` training colleges.

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