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.
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.