Tanzania Water Partnership

The Tanzania Water Partnership (TWP) was launched in Feb 2004 as the 8th CWP in the Southern African Sub Region. After its launch, the CWP addressed the needs of the 2002 Water Policy, and deliberated on strategies that could assist the government in the implementation of the Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) Institutional Setup.  Read more on the background of the TWP.

Organisation Profile and Setup

The partnership's main objective is to promote partnerships in implementing integrated water resources management, sanitation and hygiene in the country as a means to foster equitable and efficient management and sustainable utilization of water resources for economic growth and human security. Read more on the vision of the partnership.

Thematic Areas

The partnership operates under 7 thematic areas. These focus areas are in line with the overall GWP strategy and have been identified to address the various challenges in the water sector in Tanzania. Read more


Currently, Tanzania is involved in two main GWP activities:

Commemorating Nile Day (2017) in an effort to support Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Nile River Basin

Extending food security through participation in the Feed the Future Programme

Tanzania Water Partnership nominated to the National Multi-Sectoral Forum on Water Resources Management and Development in Tanzania

TWP, Ministry of Water and Irrigation sign MoU to promote sustainable management and development of water resources in Tanzania

10th African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) and The 6th Africa Water Week (18-22 July, 2016, Julius Nyrere International Convening Centre, Dar es Salaam

Sustainable Development Goals and Water Preparedness Facility (SDG Water-Preparedness Facilities (PF) Project, 2016.

Read about other activities conducted during the past 3 years.

TWP Professional Staff

TWP Organisation Structure

Contact the Tanzania Water Partnership:

Mikocheni, Off-Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 294, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

P. O. Box 32334

Dar es Salaam

Phone +255783376717+255656201060

Executive Director: Victor Kongo; victor.kongo@resourcesadvisors.org

Coordinator: Diana Kimbute; dkimbute@gmail.com

Partnership officer: dkimbute@gmail.com