- Overall macroeconomic performance has been strong, with inflation declining to single digits and gross domestic product (GDP) growth projected at about 7% in the medium term. The main drivers of growth are telecommunications, transport and financial intermediation, manufacturing and construction, and trade.
- Continued emphasis on sound economic management and strengthening political governance could ensure that the newly found natural gas resources will indeed play an important role in Tanzania’s socio-economic transformation over the medium term.
- While the structure of the economy has undergone some changes over the years, the slow progress in poverty reduction – largely due to underperforming agriculture and significant infrastructure bottlenecks – indicates that Tanzania is at best in the process of transformation.
- 27/11/2013 - AfDB Board commits US $113 million to Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project
- 06/11/2013 - AfDB rolls out the first capacity building program on Value for Money in Social Service Delivery in East Africa
- 28/10/2013 - Regional integration drives inclusive growth in Africa, according to experts
Tanzania field office
African Development Bank Group
Garden Avenue, 5th Floor, International House
P.O. Box 6024
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: (255) 22 2125281/2 (office) (255) 22 2125286 (Direct)
Fax: (225) 22 2125283
Ms. Tonia Kandiero, Resident Representative
|Area:||945,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2012:||47.7 Million|
|Urban Population 2012:||27.35%|
|Female Population 2012:||50.02%|
|GDP:||US$ 29.9 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2012:||US$ 540|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||41.08%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||152|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.476|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2012):||UA 1.9 Billion|