Ambassador Hanne-Marie Kaarstad participated in the SAGCOT signing ceremony. 
Photo: Leila El Krekshi, Norwegian Embassy.Ambassador Hanne-Marie Kaarstad participated in the SAGCOT signing ceremony. Photo: Leila El Krekshi, Norwegian Embassy

On the 30th of September 2014, The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, SAGCOT Centre and Seven Development Partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding for better coordination support and management funding to the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Centre.

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Ambassador Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad meets with H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.

The new Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, Mrs. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, presented her credentials to H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, 9 September 2014.

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Launching of new report; "Accelerating Action: Global Leaders on Challenges & Opportunities for MDG Achievement". Led by the Prime Minister of Norway and the President of the Republic of Rwanda, the MDG Leaders praise successes of improving people’s lives and demand more action. - Press release.

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Photo: Cypress Mfg Corporation.

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has granted additional funds amounting to NOK 38.65 million to International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) as part of the Oil for Development (OfD) programme for the period 2014-2016, with the aim to strengthen the accountability in the management of oil and gas resources.

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Photo: Albert González Farran.

‘Education is key to reducing poverty. The Norwegian Government therefore intends to double its development assistance to education in countries affected by extreme poverty, crisis and conflict. It is particularly important for us to ensure that more girls have access to education,’ says Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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Photo: Amanda Voisard.

World leaders descend on New York for high-level meetings at the United Nations from 22-26 September 2014. During the week a great number of topics will be tackled, such as human rights, poverty reduction, climate change and gender equality, all of which are key priorities for Norway.

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Norway and Tanzania have signed an agreement to support Arusha Technical College (ATC) in the rehabilitation of Kikuletwa hydropower plant and the establishment of a training centre for hydropower technicians.

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The report “Real-time Evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative – Synthesising Report 2007/2013” presents the real-time findings of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) to support the efforts to reduce the emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, taking into account forest conservation, sustainable management of forests and the...

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The Norwegian Government agency for Trade and Investment promotion, Innovation Norway, established its first office for the East African region in Nairobi in February 2014. As part of the Innovation Team, the Embassy in Dar es Salaam is currently setting up a business promotion strategy and is working in close collaboration with Innovation Norway in Nairobi.

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