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Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011

About Tanzania

Tanzania is an important partner country of VLIR-UOS. From 2003 to 2021 VLIR-UOS spent around € 21,8 million in cooperation with Tanzania, including long-term Institutional University Cooperation (IUC) Programmes with the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) (finalized), Mzumbe University (MzU) and Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST). The two ongoing IUC partnerships with MzU and NM-AIST are running towards the end of a 2nd Phase of cooperation and 18 projects that started since 2017 are the cornerstones of the cooperation of VLIR-UOS with Tanzania.

Ongoing projects

Country Strategy

The country strategy for Tanzania identifies the following main themes for all future interventions in cooperation with Tanzania:

  • Environment. Subthemes: Natural resource management; soils, land use and land degradation; eco-tourism; renewable energy; water sanitation.
  • Health. Subthemes: Drug-resistant HIV; environmental health; databases; bubonic plague and zoocenoses rodents; diabetes.
  • Food security. Subthemes: technology development; food quality.
  • Business and entrepreneurship. Subthemes: Community involvement; linking with the industry; incubator development.

The country strategy identifies the following main transversal and cross-cutting themes:

  • Monitoring and evaluation. Subthemes: Public-private-unis-NGOs-FBO; NGO involvement. 
  • ICT and applications. Subthemes: ICT systems and administration; statistics and biostatistics; learning platforms development.
  • Gender. Subthemes: gender mainstreaming; equal rights.
  • Information management. Subthemes: library & information services management; access to research information and resources.

Overview current partners