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  Tanzania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Republic of Tanzania (Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania in Swahili), or Tanzania, is a country on the east coast of east Africa.
However, CCM comfortably won the elections and its candidate Benjamin Mkapa was subsequently sworn in as the new president of the United Republic of Tanzania on 23 November 1995.
Tanzania is mountainous in the north-east, where Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, is situated.
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 Tanzania -> Economy on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The economy of Tanzania is overwhelmingly agricultural; plantations grow cash crops, including coffee, tea, pyrethrum, sisal, rice, peanuts, tobacco, sugarcane, cotton, copra, cashews, and cloves (cultivated in Zanzibar and Pemba).
Tanzania, emerging from isolation, is favored by safari-goers.
Tanzania has the potential to be one of Africa's biggest exporters of beef and livestock but a moribund infrastructure, diseases and poor marketing get in the way.
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 Tanzania. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Mainland Tanzania is bordered on the south by Mozambique, Malawi, and Zambia; on the west by Congo (Kinshasa), Burundi, and Rwanda; on the north by Uganda and Kenya; and on the east by the Indian Ocean.
Tanzania’s few rivers include the Pangani, the Rufiji, and the Ruvuma (which forms part of the border with Mozambique), all of which flow into the Indian Ocean, and the Malagarasi River, which flows into Lake Tanganyika.
In the 1990s Tanzania was overwhelmed by refugees from the war in neighboring Burundi; by the end of the decade some 300,000 were in Tanzania.
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 MapZones.com : Tanzania Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With per capita income an around $270 a year, Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world.
The Tanzanian economy is overwhelmingly agrarian in nature and reflects the leadership's political commitment to socialist development and central planning.
The economy is heavily dependent on agriculture, which accounts for half of GDP, provides 85% of exports, and employs 80% of the work force.
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 Economy of Tanzania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beginning in 1986, the Government of Tanzania embarked on an adjustment program to dismantle socialist economic controls and encourage more active participation of the private sector in the economy.
The program included a comprehensive package of policies which reduced the budget deficit and improved monetary control, substantially depreciated the overvalued exchange rate, liberalized the trade regime, removed most price controls, eased restrictions on the marketing of food crops, freed interest rates, and initiated a restructuring of the financial sector.
Zanzibar's economy is based primarily on the production of cloves (90% grown on the island of Pemba), the principal foreign exchange earner.
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 Tanzania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The United Republic of Tanzania (Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania in Swahili) is a country on the east coast of central Africa.
The capital of Tanzania was officially moved from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma in 1996, although many government offices remain in Dar es Salaam.
Benjamin Mkapa was subsequently sworn in as the new president of the United Republic of Tanzania on 23 November 1995.
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 Tanzania Economy
Tanzania's GDP growth rate currently at 4.9%, has averaged 3.5% for the past four decades, with population growing at an average of 3% per year, consequently registering a per capita increase of 0.7%.
In Tanzania, Postal services are crucial to the operation of public and commercial enter prises as well as serving as a major means of communication for the majority of the population who live in rural and remote areas for whom telecommunications are neither available nor affordable.
Tanzania is effectively implementing a dynamic communication policy and its impact on connectivity already surpasses levels attained in many SSA countries - Her International bandwidth availability is over 2048K.
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 Encyclopedia: Economy of Tanzania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Economy - overview: Guinea-Bissau is among the worlds least developed nations and one of the 20 poorest countries in the world, and depends mainly on agriculture and fishing.
The economy of Hong Kong has often been cited by people such as Milton Friedman and the Cato Institute as an example of the benefits of laissez-faire capitalism.
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 UNIDO - Tanzania Investors Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Today the economy of Tanzania is poised to reap the benefits of these reforms as evidenced by securing top spot in Africa?s Improvement Index 2000 and qualification for the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative by the World Bank and IMF.
Tanzania is internationally renowned for its abundance of wildlife attractions and unexploited mineral reserves.
Tanzania is a signatory of several multilateral and bilateral agreements on protection and promotion of foreign investment.
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 Tanzania
Tanzania is in East Africa on the Indian Ocean.
Tanzania: Bibliography - Bibliography See R. Austen, Northwest Tanzania under German and British Rule (1968); I. Tanzania: Government - Government Tanzania operates under the constitution of 1977, as modified in 1984.
Tanzania: Economy - Economy The economy of Tanzania is overwhelmingly agricultural; plantations grow cash crops,...
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 Tanzania country information
The United Republic of Tanzania is located in eastern Africa on the Indian Ocean between Mozambique and Kenya and includes the island of Zanzibar.
Tanzania’s president and vice president are elected by popular vote for five-year terms.
Economy: Tanzania’s primarily agrarian economy is constrained by geography and environmental factors such as low and erratic rainfall, soil erosion and deforestation.
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 Economy of Tanzania -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Beginning in 1986, the (The organization that is the governing authority of a political unit) Government of Tanzania embarked on an adjustment program to dismantle (A political advocate of socialism) socialist economic controls and encourage more active participation of the (Click link for more info and facts about private sector) private sector in the economy.
Moreover, Tanzania has an external (Money or goods or services owed by one person to another) debt of $7.9 billion.
Agriculture dominates the economy, providing more than 60% of GDP and 80% of (The occupation for which you are paid) employment.
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 allAfrica.com: Tanzania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tanzania's general election, due Sunday, has been postponed to 18 December because of the death on Wednesday of opposition vice-presidential candidate Jumbe Rajab Jumbe.
Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) is the sole authority responsible for announcing results of general elections polls to be held in the country on Sunday, Commission Chairman Lewis Makame announced on Tuesday.
Tanzania's retiring President Benjamin Mkapa has criticised African leaders who manipulate constitutions to enable them to hold on to power after the expiry of their terms.
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 Economy Of Tanzania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Tanzania - Gurupedia
Swahili) is a country on the east coast of central Africa.
Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania on April 26, 1964.
One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s.
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 Tanzania Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tanzania Economy Economy - overview: Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world.
Agricultural processing, producing mainly sugar, beer, cigarettes, and sisal twine, is the main industry, but Tanzania also makes textiles, clothing, footwear, construction materials, and fertilizer.
Under the socialist policies adapted by Tanzania since the 1967 Arusha Declaration, the state sector performed badly and initiative was stifled by an increasingly inefficient and corrupt party bureaucracy.
www.tanserve.com /facts/economy.html   (349 words)

  
 Electronic Law Journals - LGD 2002 (1) - Luoga
According to Tanzania Hansards (1973) the MPs had earlier refused to enact the legislation arguing eloquently that the government income tax propositions as contained in the Bill were not acceptable.
Tanzania retained this practice both as a colonial legacy and because it suited the objectives of the post-independence government to achieve rapid economic development through the use of maximum government.
At independence Tanzania remained under the East African tax management arrangements whereby there was the East African Customs and Excise Department that was responsible for all the taxes on international trade, namely customs and import duties[64] as well as excise duty[65].
www2.warwick.ac.uk /fac/soc/law/elj/lgd/2002_1/luoga   (13451 words)

  
 An MBendi Profile: Tanzania - Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tanzania was created by the union of the former colonial territory of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
The economy has progressed steadily since the implementation of macroeconomic stabilisation and structural reform programme in the mid-nineties.
Tanzania established its own stock exchange in 1998 called the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange.
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 East Africa Living Encyclopedia
Tanzania's social and political transformations have been both dynamic and gentle.
Savanna and bush cover almost 50% of Tanzania's land; the remaining land is semi-desert, with the exception of the coastal plains.
ECONOMY: The economy of Tanzania is based on agriculture, which accounts for 60% of its GDP and more than 80% of employment and export earnings.
www.africa.upenn.edu /NEH/thome.htm   (912 words)

  
 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - Economy of Tanzania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Beginning in 1986, the Government of Tanzania embarked on an adjustment program to dismantle state economic controls and encourage more active participation of the private sector in the economy.
Moreover, Tanzania has an external debt of $7.5 billion.
It was hit hard during the 2002-2003 drought years by persistent power shortages caused by low rainfall in the hydroelectric dam catchment area, a condition compounded by years of neglect and bad management at the state-controlled electric company.
globaledge.msu.edu /IBRD/CountryEconomy.asp?CountryID=141&RegionID=5   (693 words)

  
 Tanzania and Zanzibar on the Internet
This museum is one of the museums comprising the National Museums of Tanzania.
Journal of the Historical Association of Tanzania and the Department of History, University of Dar es Salaam.
These keys should allow you to determine the identity of a skull or skin of most mammals found in Tanzania." Has a bibliography on the mammals of Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa, photographs and diagrams.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/tanzan.html   (8190 words)

  
 An MBendi Profile: Tanzania - Overview
The country is situated in East Africa and is bordered by Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique.
Tanzania’s economy is a reflection of its relatively stable political situation.
The wildlife parks of Tanzania have proved to be very popular with tourists.
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 Tanzania - Economy
The economy depends heavily on agriculture, which accounts for almost half of GDP, provides 85% of exports, and employs 80% of the work force.
The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and bilateral donors have provided funds to rehabilitate Tanzania's out-of-date economic infrastructure and to alleviate poverty.
Growth in 1991-2002 featured a pickup in industrial production and a substantial increase in output of minerals, led by gold.
www.exxun.com /Tanzania/e_ec.html   (527 words)

  
 Tanzania Economy - GDP, Budget, Industry and Agriculture
View the information below regarding the economy of Tanzania.
If you need other information please visit the Tanzania Country Page.
This is using the average 2001 Bank of Tanzania exchange rate of the Tanzanian shilling, which stood at 966.6 shillings to the dollar.
www.factrover.com /economy/Tanzania_economy.html   (822 words)

  
 allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Kilimanjaro Region Economy Takes Nose Dive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner, Cynthia Hilda Ngoye, is blaming it all to globalization, trade liberalization and privatization policies, saying these factors have significantly contributed to the decline of investments in the area.
Ngoye made this remark while officiating a one- day, workshop on regional and country economy that was organized by the World Bank, and held in Moshi municipality early this week.
She blamed private buyers, coupled with low crop prices, to have been a disincentive to farmers in dissuading crop production, whereas importation of cheap and substandard products have on the other hand, undermined production of domestic goods.
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 Tanzania Economy - overview - Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Continued donor assistance and solid macroeconomic policies supported real GDP growth of nearly 6% in 2004.
This entry briefly describes the type of economy, including the degree of market orientation, the level of economic development, the most important natural resources, and the unique areas of specialization.
It also characterizes major economic events and policy changes in the most recent 12 months and may include a statement about one or two key future macroeconomic trends.
www.indexmundi.com /tanzania/economy_overview.html   (212 words)

  
 MENAFN - Middle East North Africa . Financial Network News: ABU DHABI — Growing at an enviable six per cent per ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
ABU DHABI — Growing at an enviable six per cent per annum, Tanzania, a stable economy which is blessed with natural resources like natural gas, gold,
Tanzania depends on the UAE for its oil supply, supply of construction material, machines, textiles, used automobiles, electronics and other goods.
The Ambassador said inflation has been tamed at 4.5 per cent for the last decade, GDP is growing at 6 per cent annually, currency Tanzanian Schelling is stable, making the country fastest growing economy in the Africa.
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