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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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Selous Park Rangers Conclude Anti-Trafficking Training with U.S. Marines

Selous Game Reserve, TANZANIA.  On March 27 U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, Virginia Blaser, attended the graduation ceremony of 50 Park Rangers, who successfully completed a month long anti-trafficking training.  The training was conducted by U.S. Marines and Sailors from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa.  Faustin Masalu, Assistant Director for Anti-Poaching in the Ministry of ...
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U.S. Marines Train Selous Park Rangers

Selous Game Reserve, TANZANIA.  Ambassador Mark Childress observed on Monday a training of 50 Park Rangers by a team of U.S. Marines and Sailors.  This month long training is aimed at helping the Rangers combat illicit trafficking across the reserve.  The Marines and Sailors are from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa and are ...
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