Tanzania: Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth (WB-P150523)

  • Tanzania
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Sep 28, 2017
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 2, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 8, 2014

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Project Description
The development objective of Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth Project for Tanzania is to improve management of natural resources and tourism assets in priority areas of Southern Tanzania and to increase access to alternative livelihood activities for targeted communities. This project has four components. 1) The first component, Strengthen management and improve infrastructure in priority Protected Areas, has the following subcomponents: (i) Improve PA infrastructure; (ii) Strengthen management capacity and infrastructure maintenance of PAs; and (iii) Strengthen Destination Southern Tanzania. 2) The second component, Strengthen alternative livelihoods for targeted communities in proximity to the priority Protected Areas, has the following sub components: (i) Improve the governance framework of conservation-related community-based initiatives; (ii) Enhance alternative community livelihoods by improving economic opportunities and linking them with conservation of wildlife and landscapes; and (iii) Skills development for local access to jobs in tourism and conservation. 3) The third component, Strengthen landscape management and infrastructure investments in and upstream of the Ruaha National Park, has the following subcomponents: (i) Assess and implement infrastructure measures to augment dryseason flows to the RUNAPA; (ii) Improve efficiency of irrigation systems; (iii) Catchment conservation activities in selected sub-basins; and (iv) Support the consensus-building process for land and water management and climate change adaptation in the Usangu plains. 4) The fourth component, Project management, institutional strengthening, quality assurance and control, and monitoring and evaluation, aims to finance supplemental support for project management, to ensure coordinated and timely execution of infrastructure and other project activities.
Investment Description

Contact Information
Name: Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Contact: Major General Gaudence S. Milanzi Title: Permanent Secretary Tel: 00255-22-2861870 Email: ps@mnrt.go.tz ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.