Tanzania

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Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Jul 21, 2014

21 July 2014 - First-hand accounts of the floods in Tanzania and what they mean for farmers.

Back donors enhance capacity of aid and development work

Back donors enhance capacity of aid and development work

Jan 16, 2013

The benefits of working with back donors go beyond funding relief and development work.

This is the last of my food

This is the last of my food

Jul 08, 2011

Laurie MacGregor reports from the Horn of Africa, where 10 million are at risk of starvation

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About Tanzania
  • Population: 43.7 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Dodoma (official), Dar es Salaam (commercial)
  • Largest city: Dar es Salaam
  • Area: 945,087 sq km (364,900 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Swahili
  • Major religions: Christianity, Islam
  • Life expectancy: 55 years (men), 56 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Tanzanian shilling = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Sisal, cloves, coffee, cotton, cashew nuts, minerals, tobacco
  • GNI per capita: US $440 (World Bank, 2008)