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Assistant Secretary Christopher Smith meets Tanzanian Energy Minister

On June 2, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Christopher Smith, speaking with the Tanzanian Minister for Energy and Minerals, George Simbachawane (right).  The meeting was part of a broader visit that included ten American companies exploring trade and investment in Tanzania’s energy sector. (Photo:U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
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MCC, 10 American Companies Explore Opportunities in Tanzania

Today, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the Department of Commerce and 10 American companies successfully concluded the first half of a trade and investment mission to explore business opportunities in Tanzania’s energy sector. The mission, the first in MCC’s 11-year history, promotes U.S. exports and expands U.S. companies’ presence in Africa by introducing American firms to ...
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United States and Tanzania Launch Dog Program to Detect Illegal Drugs and Ivory

On May 5, 2015 at the Port of Dar es Salaam, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), along with the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism announced the launch of a new “Canine Detection Program” in Tanzania.  Through this program, Tanzanian police officers with specially-trained ...
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Thirty-Six American Peace Corps Volunteers to Work on Health Education and Sustainable Agriculture in Sixteen Districts

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. On April 22, U.S. Ambassador Mark Childress swore in thirty-six Peace Corps Volunteers to their two years of service in Tanzania. The volunteers will work in community health education and sustainable agriculture in sixteen districts throughout Tanzania.  The swearing-in ceremony took place at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam and ...
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USAID gets accolades for supporting Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs)

On Monday, March 30, the Authorized Association Consortium (AAC) of Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) kicked off a 2-day Constitution and Strategic Plan Workshop at the Kurasini Training and Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam. At the opening of the workshop, Acting Wildlife Director Herman Kerario expressed gratitude to the United States Agency for International Development ...
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