Tanzania National Carbon Monitoring Centre Officially Launched

NCMC building
In the event that brought together invitees from within and outside country including Sokoine University of AgricultureCommunity members and Norways International climate and forest initiative (NICFI),Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO) delegations. Held Yesterday 19th May 2016 at SUA Climate Change Modeling Laboratory Building

The guest of Honor Hon.January Y.Makamba (MP) who is Minister of state in vice presidents office Union Affairs and Environment thanked the Norwegian government for the bold decisions to finance the project that lead to establish National Carbon Monitoring Centre (NCMC) and that Tanzania will benefit a lot in the future as the environments are important factor in the pursuit of development.

Earlier in His opening speech the Sokoine university of Agriculture Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Prof.Peter Gillah explained the centers objectives, and achievements made since the project begin. Also The Norwegian ambassador to Tanzania Ms.Hanne-Marie Arksaad commended the effort.

The NCMC is based in Sokoine university of Agriculture (SUA) Morogoro, is the institution that will manage an effective national system of measuring, reporting and verification of carbon in forest ecosystems for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the international community on behalf of the nation. While initial focus will be on Carbon emission reductions in the forestry Sector,

Some of pictures in the event can been seen at facebook.com/SokoineUniversityOfAgriculture

For more information on National Carbon Monitoring Center visit: http://www.ncmc.suanet.ac.tz
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