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Visit from Innovation Norway

The Embassy welcomed Innovation Norway’s new Regional Director for East Africa, Marit Brandal, on February 5

The Regional Director, accompanied by Senior Adviser Esther Kituyi, met with the Embassy and important Tanzanian partners; Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF), Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) and Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE), and Norwegian companies in Tanzania. Innovation Norway visited Dar es Salaam to gain a better understanding of the…

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    • Ambassador Elisabeth Jacobsen handing over a dummy cheque to the Resident Coordinator of the UN system in Tanzania, Mr. Alvaro Rodriguez, for the UN Kigoma Joint Program. Photo: Hans Inge Corneliussen
    • Ambassador Jacobsen dancing with community mobilisers in Kibondo. The mobilisers raise awareness on issues concerning violence against women and children in the district. Photo:Hans Inge Corneliussen
    • Farmer group in Kisulu District demonstrating how to avoid post harvest loss of crops. Photo:Hans Inge Corneliussen
    • Ambassador Jacobsen receiving samples of products from women and youth enterprises in Kasulu. Photo:Hans Inge Corneliussen
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Norway tops up its donation to UN Tanzania by USD 7 million (TZS 16 billion)

On Friday 25 January 2019 the Royal Norwegian Embassy announced an agreement with the United Nations in Tanzania where Norway will contribute USD 7 million to the UN! The funding will go towards the Kigoma Joint Programme (KJP) and the National Plan of Action to Combat Violence Against Women and…

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    • Ambassador Elisabeth Jacobsen, Trond Randøy, Chair of MTI Investment (both centre) and representatives from the MTI team with investors and Embassy staff
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MTI Investment Company visits Tanzania

In Tanzania, MTI partners range from the makeup store chain Atsoko to Eco-homes, a contracting company utilizing affordable and environmental friendly building materials

Tuesday 22 January 2019 the Norwegian ambassador to Tanzania, Elisabeth Jacobsen and Embassy staff met with MTI Investments and some of their investors from Norway and Sweden. MTI Investment is an East African/Nordic Investment Company. They use their university-based approach to make micro-investments in businesses and utilize their academically based…

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Tanzanian rural areas ready for electricity

Through the Rural Electrification Densification Programme 303 villages close to an existing line will be connected

Norway supports Tanzania in achieving it’s Sustainable Development Goal on energy. Through the Rural Electrification Densification Programme 303 villages close to an existing line will be connected. Some of these villages have been under the line for more than 20 years waiting to be connected to electricity. Implementation is now…

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Norwegian-funded pediatric ward at the Mnazi Mmoja National Hospital Zanzibar launched

The pediatric ward has been financed by Norwegian taxpayers through the Royal Norwegian Embassy which provided Tshs 1.4 Billion, Zanzibar Ministry of Health which provided Tshs. 500 Million and a Norwegian philanthropist, Mr Trond Mohn who contributed Tshs 2.2 Billion

On Friday, 11th November 2016, Zanzibar President and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, H.E. Dr Ali Mohammed Shein launched a Norwegian-funded pediatric ward at the Mnazi Mmoja National Hospital, Zanzibar. The pediatric ward has been financed by Norwegian taxpayers through the Royal Norwegian Embassy which provided Tshs 1.4 Billion, Zanzibar…