Diaspora Chambers at Work

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After the Tanzania Diaspora Investment Conference which was held on 9 -10 April 2019 in Sweden, the established Chambers of Commerce have started work on promoting trade and investment in Tanzania.

The Tanzania Diaspora Council – Global (TDC – Global) leaders has been in touch with prospective investors and business people. They have been holding follow up meetings with investors in their countries of residence, making introductions of investors and business interests to Tanzania and to the Embassy of Tanzania in Sweden. This is because Sweden is  the headquarters of TDC – Global. Ambassador, Dr. Willibrod Slaa has been very supportive to TDC – Global activities by welcoming TDC – Global leaders to introduce investors and organise business delegations to Tanzania.


In June 2019, a business delegation, led by the leaders of Tanzania Diaspora Council – Global and TDC – Global Chamber of Commerce, visited Tanzania. Investment and business interests were on export of Tanzania cashew nuts, bridge construction and estate development.


 TDC – Global Leaders during their visit to Tanzania in June 2019, was led by the Chairman, Mr. Norman Jasson and Ms. Christine Chambay, Chairperson of the TDC – Global Chamber of Commerce. Others in the team were Tanzania Diaspora representatives from Italy, Norway, German and Sweden. TDC- Global Leaders in Dodoma – Meeting with Prof. Palamangamba Kabudi, Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation.
The TDC Delegation held business discussions with Mr. Jonas Njau from TCCIA, Ms. Karen Asla, Adviser , Private Sector Affairs at the Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam. TDC – Global Leaders, Investors from  BT Innovation of Germany (www.bt-innovation.de) and KC land Development Plan of Tanzania visited Zanzibar and had a fruitful meeting with Hon Salum Maulid Salum, the Permanent Secretary, Presidents Office.


On Saturday the 13th of July 2019, The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce  (EU) Ireland was officially launched. In attendance as the Guest of Honour to the event was TD (Member of Parliament) Mr Richard Boyd  Barrett and  Minister for Enterprise Heather Humpreys . In attendance at the event which included a presentation of business and investment opportunities in Tanzania was Ambassador Anisa Mbega, Director of Diaspora Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation in Tanzania. Other important guests were 8 Ambassadors from Africa & Europe  in Ireland, Irish members of parliament, Councillors and media people.

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