Organizer: ESRF in collaboration with UNDP and Kigoma RC’s office

Event Date: 24-04-2019

Venue: Kigoma Regional Commissioner’s Office

The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in collaboration with the Kigoma Regional Secretariat with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today conducted a validation workshop for Kigoma Investment Guide. The workshop was officiated by Mr. Moses Msuluzya – Deputy Regional Administrative Secretary on behalf of the Kigoma Regional Commissioner. In his opening speech, Mr. Msuluzya, thanked the ESRF team of experts for dedicating their expertise and resources to unearth investment opportunities in their region. He further said that the Kigoma Investment Guide will be an important tool in implementing the National Five-Year Development Plan 2016-2021 (FYDP II). The workshop was colored by a presentation from Dr. Oswald Mashindano Principal Research Associate ESRF presenting a draft Kigoma Investment Guide for comments before the finalization of the document. The validation workshop drew participants from the government, the fast growing private sector, civil society organization to the validation workshop to give comments ahead of the finalization of their domicile investment guide. Kigoma Region is among 12 regions in Tanzania mainland which experts from the ESRF carried out research to all Local Government Authorities and Districts to divulge potential investment opportunities available in the region.