The Britain Tanzania Society (BTS) was founded in 1975 by Bishop Trevor Huddleston, Amon Nsekela, Roger Carter and others in the UK and Tanzania. It is a non-political, non-governmental organisation. It aims to increase mutual knowledge, understanding and respect between the peoples of Britain and Tanzania.
Britain-Tanzania Society’s founders in 1975 and (below) their society still fulfilling their vision 40 years on…
BTS is organised in two ‘chapters’ or sections, one in Tanzania and one in the UK. The President of both sections is H.E. Ali Hassan Mwinyi, who was the second President of Tanzania.
Within the UK, there is also a Britain Tanzania Society Scottish Group, which aims to facilitate contacts between people living in Scotland who are from Tanzania or who have links with Tanzania.
Britain Tanzania Society seeks to achieve its goals by:
In addition, many members of BTS actively support their own Tanzania-based projects.
August 19, 2019
How is climate change affecting Tanzania now, and how prepared is it for future changes? Jo Anderson from Carbon Tanzania will discuss “The potential for Climate Change action to deliver economic benefits for Tanzania” The Paris Agreement on Climate Action allowed for all signatories to decide how they as nations could best contribute to mitigating the effects of dangerous human-induced climate change. Many tropical countries committed to reducing their emissions by dealing with land use, land-use change and forest loss. Tanzania itself has included reducing Continue reading →
July 31, 2019
You are warmly invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Britain-Tanzania Society. NGOs and charities operating in Tanzania are invited to have a table display at the AGM. The Annual Reports for both BTS and TDT will be on our website from mid-September and hard copies will be available at the AGM Nominations needed for Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and Membership secretary plus three ordinary members. Please send nominations by 7th September 2019 to Charlotte Pallangyo. E-mail: email@example.com
June 1, 2019
You are warmly invited to Tanzanian diaspora and friends of Tanzania Summer Event with Tanzanian Fashions, Tanzanian Music and Tanzanian Food Saturday, 27th July from 1pm to 4pm at St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane, Eastcheap, London, EC3R 8EE This event is open to anyone with an interest in Tanzania. We do need to make a charge to cover our costs. This will be £10. To book your place either go to Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tanzanian-diaspora-and-friends-of-tanzania-summer-event-tickets-61062994059 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 6, 2019
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March 25, 2019
The proposal, for which preliminary engineering work has already begun, to build a dam across the Rufiji river at Steiglers’ Gorge, was the subject of a BTS seminar on 3 December 2018. The main speaker was Barnaby Dye of the University of Oxford, author of an environmental assessment for the World Wildlife Fund and a PhD thesis on the politics of dam building based on a case study of Steigler’s Gorge and two dams in Rwanda. The Rufiji, by far the biggest river in Tanzania, Continue reading →