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Launching of the National Greenhouse Gases Inventory, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification System

Launching of the National Greenhouse Gases Inventory, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification System

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania through its National Carbon Monitoring Centre (NCMC) has launched the National Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) inventory system. The event was done at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) where NCMC is hosted. The event brought together delegates from Vice President’s Office (VPO), Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Zanzibar, UNDP, SUA and journalists.

On the seats from left: Dr Ezekiel Mwakalukwa (Director of Forestry and Beekeeping – Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism), Prof William Mwegoha (Director of Environment – VPO), Ambassador, Joseph Sokoine (Deputy Permanent Secretary – VPO), UNDP Deputy Resident Representative and Prof John Kessy (Principal College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism).

In his opening speech the guest of honor, Ambassador Joseph Sokoine, expressed the importance of lowering GHGs emission levels of in order to protect the environment. He said, Tanzania is a member of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and hence has to adhere to agreements required for the reduction of GHGs.

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National Carbon Monitoring Center (NCMC) Board Launched

National Carbon Monitoring Center (NCMC) Board Launched

The National Carbon Monitoring Center (NCMC) Board was officially launched by the Permanent Secretary Vice President Office, Division of Environment, Eng Joseph Malongo on 13th May, 2019 at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)

Speaking at the event Eng. Malongo appreciated the efforts done by the Centre though there was no Board to govern and guide them since its establishment.

“A lot has been done by the center but I believe things could have been better if we had the Board since then but am sure through this board we will reach where we wanted to be”, said Eng Malongo.

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