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April 22, 2014

Dear Colleagues, 

We are seeking your input to the current USAID Country Development and Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) draft located here

Please provide feedback to this draft strategy by answering the following questions locate here.  

We are seeking this feedback to strengthen the strategy as we begin to enter the third and final drafting phase. 

Thank you

April 9, 2014

The Government of Tanzania’s (GOT’s) Big Results Now (BRN) initiative for 2016 aims to phase out high cost emergency power plants (EPP), increase generation capacity to 2,780 MW, reform the public utility’s (TANESCO’s) operations, and meet new demand through low-cost solutions, such as developing new gas resources and mini and off-grid renewable opportunities. Recent gas discoveries have quadrupled Tanzania’s known resources. A new gas pipeline, necessary for new gas generation from southern Tanzania to Dar es Salaam is under construction and scheduled for completion in late 2014. Tanzania has 1,501 MW of installed generation capacity to serve its population of over 47 million, but high reliance on expensive thermal and emergency generation sources that utilize diesel, heavy fuel oil or jet fuel has made the sector financially unviable.

April 1, 2014

Description of USAID Tanzania- Country Development Cooperation Strategy Results Framework Paper 2015-2019 

Last updated: August 07, 2014

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