New offices for CRC!

We’ve moved! … not very far, but a bigger and nicer place. We now have an MOU with the Interpretive Guides Society who are sharing the space part-time. Coming from the Clocktower, turn left just before the AICC compound, and it’s the first gate on the right. Coming from the Impala Roundabout, it’s the right …

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PacMARA Workshops in May: Conservation planning with Marxan

PacMARA will be holding workshops on Marxan (a conservation planning tool), in Nairobi May 13-15. From their announcement: This two-day hands-on technical course will provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to use Marxan in a marine conservation planning exercise. The following topics are covered in the Introduction to Marxan: Key concepts in …

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TZCRC in 2013

Happy New Year, everyone! We’re looking to provide more help and information to conservation in Tanzania this year, and looking forward to seeing more visitors through the office in Arusha. Training and workshops In 2013 we will host workshops on GIS, GPS, statistics and field survey methods. We will email workshop plans to our subscribers, and …

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Cheaper mobile internet

We’ve updated our page on mobile internet bundles again. Zantel and Vodacom now providing some very reasonable bundles (less than 4 TSH per megabyte), much better than the competitors! See our ‘always-up-to-date’ link below. Always-up-to-date mobile bundle information … if you wanted to download a full-length movie from iTunes (~ 1.2 GB), the data cost …

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All residence visas in Tanzania must be renewed

As per an announcement in the Daily News (1st August 2012) and the Immigration website, all A, B and C residence visas for Tanzania need to be resubmitted to local immigration offices and will be replaced – this is free of charge! The visa you may currently hold will no longer be valid from the …

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Peace Corps Tanzania site: good Tanzania information & resources

The Peace Corps has a page of resources for Tanzania on their main website: Downloadable library content on environment and health, and pages on malaria permagardening; Forums for travel and security information.