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Bringing Women and Girls Closer to Dignified Menstrual Health Management

The cost of some brands of sanitary pads immediately fell and further price reductions are expected as markets adjust, demand rises and distribution channels improve

Every month millions of women and girls around the world face the challenge of managing their menstrual period without clean, convenient, comfortable sanitary products. In Tanzania, estimates[1] suggest 85% of girls resort to unhygienic solutions, most commonly strips of cloth, which are difficult to keep clean and more likely to spread…

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Ireland launches a new partnership with TradeMark East Africa

The Embassy of Ireland’s grant to Trademark East Africa complements its investment, announced in September, of an additional €2.76 million (Tsh 7.32 trillion) to improve income opportunities within Tanzania’s agriculture sector

Ireland launched a new partnership worth €1 million (Tsh 2.6 billion) with Trademark East Africa to facilitate increased trade for Tanzania. Trademark East Africa’s work in Tanzania centres on strengthening the environment for trade and business, with a focus on increased physical access to markets; building an enhanced regulatory environment…

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Next call for Africa Agri-food Development Programme (AADP) applications launched at Africa Ireland Economic Forum

New call for proposals under the Africa Agri-food Development Programme, funded by the Irish Government

The 6th Africa Ireland Economic Forum took place on the 11th of October 2018 at the Convention Centre, Dublin Ireland. The Forum, organised by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade together with the African Embassies in Ireland, brought together business people and thought leaders from Europe's most dynamic…

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Launch of Amref Community Health Workers programme in Itilima

Ireland has provided support to the Health Basket Fund annually, cumulatively amounting to over €50 million and a grant of €7 million in 2018

On the 12th of July 2018 the Embassy of Ireland participated in the launch of Amref Health Africa’s Community Health Workers recruitment and deployment support programme (Tuwatumie). The Irish Aid supported programme is led by the Ministry of Health and implemented by Amref Health Africa and Benjamin Mkapa Foundation. This programme…

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Fellowship Training Programme 2018

Irish Aid Fellowships aim to support capacity strengthening for the attainment of long-term development goals through enhancing the skills and capacities of key individuals, generally drawn from the public services and NGO sectors

Applications are now open for scholarships for Tanzanian citizens to study in Ireland under the Irish Aid funded Fellowship Training Programme. The programme presents a unique opportunity to study in an international setting and benefit from the research facilities provided by Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology which rank among…