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Tanzania

Official name: 

United Republic of Tanzania

UN group: 
Least developed countries
Country income: 
Low-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Non Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Tanzania (2014)

Energy profile
  • Atlaspower, Unipessoal, Lda

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise: 

    Atlaspower is a company established in 2013 by Vitor Ribeiro, after 30 years working on the power, environmental and chemical recovery sectors of the Portuguese and Spanish pulp and paper heavy industry. Atlaspower's main targets are:

    1. The development of power and energy efficiency projects, acting as IPP and/or ESCO, according to the circumstances, initially in the Iberian market, and specifically in Portugal, but the soonest extending this activity to Africa, beginning with Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé e Principe; and 

  • Tanzania solar

    Promoting the sustainable use of solar photovoltaic technology in Tanzania

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Wednesday 25 November 2015
    Phase: 
    Implementation
    Countries: 
    Objective: 

    This Technical Assistance Advances Tanzania's

    Context

  • Tanzania cookstoves

    Scaling-up sustainable wood fuel (charcoal and firewood) systems in the Pwani, Lindi and Mtwara regions of Tanzania

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Wednesday 25 November 2015
    Phase: 
    Implementation
    Countries: 
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 
    Approach: 

    This Technology Transfer Advances Tanzania's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution to "promote sustainable and climate sensitive health and sanitation infrastructure", and "enhance the use of renewable energy potential across the country", as well as its committment towards protection of forest resources. 

    Context

  • Development of a Regional Efficient Appliance and Equipment Strategy in Southern Africa

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Sunday 30 October 2016
    Phase: 
    Implementation
    Objective: 
    Cross-sectoral enabler: 

    This Technology Transfer Advances Southern African Countries' 

  • IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG) is an international research body established in 1991, evaluating technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the use of fossil fuels, with a focus on carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS). The wide range of activities undertaken by IEAGHG covers the whole range of issues and topics for the full CCS chain, from capture to storage, including technical and non-technical topics.

  • Drought Risk Reduction Framework and Practices: Contributing to the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 1 January 2009
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    This document elaborates a framework for understanding drought and vulnerability to drought and provides guidance on actions to reduce the risks associated with drought. It discusses drought policy and governance, risk identification and early warning, awareness and knowledge management and effective mitigation and preparedness measures. These framework elements are illustrated with practical examples, techniques and extensive background information.

  • ONF International

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    ONF International (ONFI) is an environmental expertise cabinet specialising in the sustainable management of ecosystems (notably forest based) and thefight against global warming. ONFI provides both public and private players with integral and pragmatic solutions that help valorise the role of forests and wood in land use development.

  • World Intellectual Property Organization

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 187 member states. WIPO’s mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property (IP) system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. The mandate of the organization, governing bodies and procedures are set out in the WIPO Convention, which established WIPO in 1967.

  • Strategies for Scaling Agricultural Technologies in Africa

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday 7 February 2018
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    Advances in Africa agriculture is contingent on the volume of technologies that is available for use in the sector. Apparently, the same condition was responsible for the agricultural transformation and food sufficiency in the advanced world. Every development in the history of mankind is orchestrated by technological revolutions; more specifically when technologies meets up with felt needs and social political will for change.

  • Warming of the Indian Ocean Threatens Eastern and Southern African Food Security but could be Mitigated by Agricultural Development

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 28 August 2012
    Objective: 

    According to this article, analyses of in situ station data and satellite observations of precipitation have identified another problematic trend: main growing-season rainfall receipts have diminished by 15% in food-insecure countries clustered along the western rim of the Indian Ocean. Occurring during the main growing seasons in poor countries that depend on rain-fed agriculture, these declines are societally dangerous.

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