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Climate and Environment Associations



 Africa Climate and Environment Foundation (ACEF)

Africa Climate and Environment Foundation (ACEF) is an International non-profit organization that was founded on March 31st, 2021 with headquarters in Limbe- Cameroon. It is the brainchild of Eng. Enow Tambe Honourine. This youth-led organization was founded in order to mobilize and empower grassroots African youth to take action for the climate, environment, and sustainable development, that would help bridge the hunger and poverty gap, mitigate climate change, build the resilience of grassroots communities, protect the environment, promote peace, and conserve natural resources across Africa.


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Climate Action Network (CAN)

Climate Action Network (CAN) is the world’s largest climate network made up of more than 1,900 civil society organisations in over 130 countries, together fighting the climate crisis.


The Institute of Environment, Climate and Development Sustainability (IECDS)

Is a Tanzanian professional Research and training Institute specialized in Environment and Climate Change for Sustainable Development. Upon registration by the National Council for Technical Education, IECDS transitioned   from the former Environmental Protection and Management Services which was working with various national and global partners in providing short course training, research, advice and policy studies   in the area of climate change and environment.


The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Is the leading global authority on the environment. UNEP’s mission is to inspire, inform, and enable nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

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Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA)

TANAPA is a government parastatal established in Tanzania with a mission to ensure sustainable conservation of National Parks through innovative approaches for maximization of ecosystem services and optimizing tourism development for human benefits.




National Environment Management Council

The Tanzanian government enacted Environmental Management Act No. 20 of 2004 (EMA, 2004) and repealed the National Environmental Management Act No.19 of 1983 which led to establishment of NEMC. NEMC provides a legal and institutional framework for sustainable management of the environment, prevention and control pollution, waste management, environmental quality standards, public participation, environmental compliance and enforcement in Tanzania. NEMC oversee environmental management issues and also implement the resolutions of the Stockholm conference (1972), which called upon all nations to establish and strengthen national environmental Councils to advise governments and the international community on environmental issues.

World Meteorological Organization


World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)
Supports its members to understand the Earth’s climate on global to local scales by developing technical standards for observing instruments and ensuring that the collected data are quality controlled and comparable, by monitoring the current climate and by ensuring that skilful predictions of the climate over the coming weeks, months, seasons and years, as well as climate change projections over the coming decades to longer periods, are available and freely accessible by the Members.

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 Tanzania Forest Service (TFS)

Is a semi-autonomous government Executive Agency whose establishment is supported by the Executive Agency Act (Cap. 245 Revised Edition 2009), the National Forest and Beekeeping Policies adopted in March 1998 and administered through The Forest Act (No. 14 of 2002) and Beekeeping Act (No. 15 of 2002) which provides legal framework for the management of forests and bee resources. TFS develops and manages forest and bee resources sustainably in collaboration with stakeholders in order to deliver sufficient and quality goods and services to meet local and international socio-economic and environmental needs. 


Is Centre for Sustainable Energy Services committed to facilitating access to sustainable energy services for all in Tanzania through different approaches. To facilitate and empower stakeholders along the market system in order to unlock barriers by providing support services and fostering enabling environment for enhanced access to sustainable energy for environmental conservation, wealth creation and climate change mitigation and adaptation


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