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Appendix: Relevant Government Bodies in Tanzania

Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC)

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.

Ministry of Finance and Planning

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.

National Environment Management Council (NEMC)

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.

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

The Ministry is responsible for setting policies on education, library services, science, technology, innovation, skills, training development and their implementation.

Ministry of Energy

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.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, EAC, Regional and International Cooperation

The Ministry aims to conduct effective diplomacy, which will generate economic activity and facilitate Tanzania's rapid transformation and sustainable development.

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment

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.

Ministry of Labour and Employment

The Ministry was created in 2010 and is responsible for formulation, monitoring, and evaluation of labour, labour market, social security, and employment policies.

Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications

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.


Manufacturing in East Africa: Tanzania

Section 1: Industrial Manufacturing Focus
Section 2: Labour & Land Resources
Section 3: Infrastructure
Section 4: Regulations & Tax Incentives
Appendix: Relevant Government Bodies
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