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Tanzania is recognized as a lower middle-income country with GNI per capita of 1,080 US dollars (2020, World Bank) and the basic needs poverty has declined from 26.4% in 2017 to 25.7% in 2020 (National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Government of Tanzania).

While Tanzania has ascended to a lower-middle income country, the status is an incentive to continuing to build a Competitive and Industrial Economy for Human Development to achieve the goals of the Vision by addressing some of her binding constraints of realising industrialisation and human development by 2025. Notable areas are; improving key productive infrastructures as well as reliable access to energy; continually strengthening the business and investment-enabling environment through effective policies to facilitate free private sector competition; and to improve and strengthen education and training systems, as well as integrating research and development with productive economic activities (2021, the National Five-Year Development Plan (FYDP) III, Government of Tanzania).

JICA's support to Tanzania primarily focuses on: 1) Nurturing driving forces of economic growth, 2) Infrastructure development conducive to economic and social development, and 3) Improvement of Governance and the Public Service Delivery.

Office Information
JICA Tanzania Office
3rd Floor, ABSA House 1008/1 Ohio Street, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
(P.O.Box 9450, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

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What's New

November 14, 2022 Agricultural/Rural Development
November 14, 2022 Nature in Tanzania attracted JICA Volunteer to promote Environmental Preservation
November 7, 2022 TANSHEP Project Compiles Vegetable Cookbook
November 7, 2022 Experience of the Japanese Reforms towards Local Economic Development Approach at District Level
November 7, 2022 Activities in Tanzania: Agricultural/Rural Development

News & Features

February 2, 2023 Signing of Record of Discussions on Technical Cooperation Project with Tanzania: Contributing to an improvement in the competitiveness of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises through the nationwide dissemination of KAIZEN
February 7, 2022 Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreements with Tanzania: Supporting Road infrastructure for enhanced logistics functions and Urban Water facility improvement in Zanzibar
April 28, 2020 【Sports for the future Vol.4】 Women’s empowerment and peace building through sports
August 16, 2019 TOWARD TICAD 7: ‘Africa & Me’ Part 8 - Impoverished Tanzania transformed by “Rice of Hope”: Motonori Tomitaka, former JICA Senior Advisor
March 29, 2019 Keeping Dreams Alive for the Tokyo Olympics: Assisting Women’s Empowerment Through the Nurturing of Female Runners in Tanzania

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