28 Oct 2019
Appendix: Relevant Government Bodies in Tanzania
The TIC was established in 1997 by the Tanzania Investment Act to be the primary agency of the government to coordinate, encourage, promote and facilitate investment in Tanzania and to advise the government on investment policy and related matters.
The Ministry is tasked with promoting sustainable economic growth and macro-economic stability through developing robust social-economic policies, prudent financial management and enhancing professionalism. There are a number of departments within the Ministry, including government budget, planning, policy analysis and public procurement appeals authority.
Ministry of Lands, Housing, Human Settlements Development
The Ministry has been mandated to administer land and human settlement in Tanzania. It provides various land-related services to individuals and institutions in the country and provides advice to the government and the public on matters pertaining to human settlements development.
The NEMC was established in 1983 when the government enacted the National Environment Management Act No. 19 of 1983. NEMC is mandated to undertake enforcement, compliance, review and monitoring of environmental impacts assessments, facilitate public participation in environmental decision-making, raise environmental awareness and collect and disseminate environmental information.
The Ministry is responsible for setting policies on education, library services, science, technology, innovation, skills, training development and their implementation.
The Ministry of Energy is mandated to formulate and monitor implementation of policies on energy, oil and gas. The Ministry is also responsible for energy and petroleum resource management, oil and gas infrastructure development, bulk procurement of oil, urban and rural electricity programmes and renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
The Ministry aims to conduct effective diplomacy, which will generate economic activity and facilitate Tanzania's rapid transformation and sustainable development.
The Ministry's vision is to establish Tanzania as a competitive industrial base that supports inclusive and sustainable economic growth. There are various departments including industry, trade promotion and marketing, trade integration and small and medium enterprises.
The Ministry was created in 2010 and is responsible for formulation, monitoring, and evaluation of labour, labour market, social security, and employment policies.
The Ministry is responsible for promoting a quality, efficient, environmentally friendly and cost-effective construction industry that facilitates the social and economic development of the country.