Public awareness of climate change in Tanzania is quite high and there are a number of innovative activities directly addressing climate change. There are also clear indications of collaborative work involving government, entrepreneurs, NGOs and Academia.
A general awareness, especially in the private sector, of the potentials and opportunities that climate change offers for innovation and entrepreneurship is also present. However, there is a lack of clarity on how to exploit these potentials and opportunities, and neither climate innovation nor entrepreneurship seems to be a policy priority in Tanzania.
Read here about the climate innovation system in Tanzania and our recommended strategies for strengthening it.
40, 600, 000 (2008)
Demographic Yearbook 2008, Table 5 Estimates of mid-year population: 1999-2008
Carbon emissions per country:
2007: 6 043
(CDIAC) Carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), thousand metric tons of CO2
Carbon emissions per capita:
2007, Tanzania: 0,1464
(CDIAC) Carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), metric tons of CO2 per capita
Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage:
2000: 88,5 %
GDP per capita:
Tanzania $ 1,500 (2010 est.)