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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

ACT Alliance Assembly, Arusha

ACT Alliance Assembly, Arusha

Oct 21, 2010

The first assembly of the ACT Alliance has concluded in Arusha, Tanzania

Images from ACT Tanzania forum

Images from ACT Tanzania forum

Oct 21, 2010

Some images of the work of the Tanzania ACT forum. The forum is hosting the ACT Assembly in Arusha

Simple messages on malaria prevention

Simple messages on malaria prevention

Apr 25, 2010

A short film with simple messages on malaria prevention and treatment

Tanzania: building wells goes deeper than expected

Tanzania: building wells goes deeper than expected

Mar 10, 2010

The lives of people in Tanzania have been transformed by a village well.

Tanzania: hope for reluctant settlers

Tanzania: hope for reluctant settlers

Mar 08, 2010

Forced into a settled way of life, the Maasai communities of Tanzania need the support of migrant services.

ACT in Tanzania

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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)