Thursday, December 31, 2015

SEMINAR ON ACHIEVEMENT ON CAPACITY BUILDING INNOVATIONS AND CREATIVITY IN CLIMATE SERVICES 31ST DECEMBER, 2015 AT UBUNGO PLAZA, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA


The innovation and creativity in Tanzania Meteorological Agency Seminar, was held under the Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation (CCIAM) program. The CCIAM program is a multi-institutional programme involving four institutions in Tanzania which are Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Ardhi University (ARU) and Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) together with a number of other institutions in Norway coordinated by the University of Life  Sciences (NMBU) with support from the Government of Norway. As the CCIAM Programme is coming to an end Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has decided to organize this seminar to share achievements in human capacity development, innovation and creativity related to climate services.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

TANZANIA METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY LAUNCHES A PROGRAMME ON THE ENHANCEMENT OF NATIONAL CLIMATE SERVICES (ENACTS) IN TANZANIA



Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) in collaboration with the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) of the United States of America has launched the “Enhancing National Climate Services (ENACTS)” programmme which aims at enabling users of climate services to access climate services in a simple and easy way including through TMA’s Website (www.meteo.go.tz).

Dr. Buruhani Nyezi the Chairperson of the TMA’s Ministerial Advisory Board on launching the service urged TMA to enhance their services to benefit the society. Furthermore, Dr. Nyenzi applauded TMA for their effort to collaborate with experts from various institutions and countries who are members of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in the process of enhancing TMA services in Tanzania. Furthermore, Dr.Nyenzi thanked the IRI for their support in the ENACTS and its official launch.

On her side, Dr. Agnes Kijazi, the Director General of Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) called for all stakeholders and public at large to mainstream weather and climate information in planning and implementation of their socio-economic activities, since all various socio-economic sectors in the country rely on weather and climate.

Dr. Kijazi also appreciated the support of IRI and for their collaborations with TMA in the past three years working on ENACTS. Dr. Kijazi further thanked DFID through USA based Columbia University for sponsoring the launching event of  ENACTS which involved seventy (70) participants from various stakeholders of weather and climate services in Tanzania (Government and Non-Governments Organizations) that was held at Ubungo Plaza, Dar es Salaam on 18 December 2015.

ISSUED BY; MONICA MUTONI, PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER-TANZANIA METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY (TMA)

MAMLAKA YA HALI YA HEWA TANZANIA (TMA) YAZINDUA MFUMO WA UBORESHAJI WA HUDUMA ZA HALI YA HEWA NCHINI










 

Mamlaka ha Hali ya Hewa Tanzania kwa kushirikiana na kituo cha kimataifa cha utafiti kilichoko Marekani “International Research Institute (IRI) imezindua mfumo utakao wawezesha watumiaji wa huduma za hali ya hewa kupata huduma  hizo kwa urahisi kupitia tovuti ya Mamlaka (www.meteo.go.tz).

Akizindua mfumo huo Mwenyekiti wa Bodi ya Ushauri ya Mamlaka Dkt. Buruhani Nyenzi aliitaka Mamlaka ya Hali ya Hewa kuongeza ufanisi katika  utoaji wa huduma za hali ya hewa.

Aidha, Dkt Nyenzi aliipongeza  Mamlaka ya Hali ya Hewa Tanzania (TMA) kwa jitihada zake za kushirikiana na wataalam kutoka nchi mbalimbali ambazo ni wanachama wa Shirika la Hali ya Hewa Duniani katika kuboresha huduma za hali ya hewa hapa nchini.  Mwenyekiti huyo wa Bodi ya Ushauri ya TMA alikishukuru kituo cha kimataifa cha utafiti kilichoko Marekani (IRI) kwa msaada waliotoa hata kuiwezesha TMA kukamilisha mfumo huo na kufikia hatua ya kuzinduliwa rasmi.

Kwa upande wake Mkurugenzi Mkuu wa TMA, Dkt. Agnes Kijazi alitoa msisitizo kwa wadau kuzingatia matumizi sahihi ya taarifa za hali ya hewa ili kuongeza tija na ufanisi katika shughuli za kiuchumi na kijamii na pia kuweza kukabiliana na majanga yatokanayo na hali mbaya ya hewa. Dkt. Kijazi aliwashukuru kituo cha kimataifa cha utafiti (IRI) kutoka Marekani kwa kushirikiana na TMA kwa kipindi cha miaka mitatu katika kuandaa mfumo huo. Vilevile aliwashukuru wadhamini wa uzinduzi wa mfumo huo ambao ni DFID kupitia chuo kikuu cha Columbia kilichoko Marekani.

Uzinduzi huo ulifanyika katika Ukumbi wa Blue pearl tarehe 18 Desemba 2015 nakushirikisha wadau mbalimbali kutoka Wizara na Taasisi za Serikali pamoja na asasi za kiraia.


IMETOLEWA NA: MONICA MUTONI, AFISA UHUSIANO, MAMLAKA YA HALI YA HEWA TANZANIA.

TMA YAKUTANA NA WADAU WA SEKTA YA USAFIRI WA ANGA NCHINI KUJADILI NAMNA YA UBORESHAJI WA HUDUMA ZA HALI YA HEWA KATIKA SEKTA HIYO

Kaimu Mkurugenzi Mkuu, ambaye pia ni Mkurugenzi wa Utafiti-TMA Dkt. Ladislaus Chang'a akifungua rasmi mkutano wa wadau, pembeni yake ni Mkurugenzi wa Huduma Saidizi Bw. Laurent Shauri.
Baadhi ya wadau wa sekta ya usafiri wa Anga wakifuatilia ufunguzi na mada mbalimbali.