Public Dialogue for Improved Policy & Inclusive Participation in Planning and Implementation of Climate Change Responses in Lushoto District


CAN Tanzania is a big network consisting of 50 organizations from different regions and localities in the country.
CAN Tanzania is an open and welcoming network for registered organizations interested to join us fighting against climate change. Organization interested to become a member with Climate Action Network (CAN) Tanzania should accept our objectives and work towards a more climate resilient economy.

The list below shows all our members, and is being constantly updated List of Member Organizations

Interested organizations can contact the country Director or fill in and submit an application form. You can visit this page to understand our member registration process.

The listing below provides an overview of the membership, and is being constantly updated List of members

Tanzania Environmental Friendly Association (TEFA)

Ubungo Riverside-Kibangu,
P.O. Box 16557,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 752 956220
Social Link:

Tanzania Climate Change Alert and Resilience (TCCAR)

NHC-Kibra Complex
Col. Milton street
P. o.Box 14606
Arusha Tanzania.
Hotline: +255713767414

Same/Mwanga Environmental Conservation Advisory Organization (SMECAO)

P.O Box 87
Same, Kilimanjaro-Tanzania
Phone: +255 755 741 630 / 754 467 018

Rural Women Development Initiatives (RUWODI)

P.O Box 330
Bagamoyo, Tanzania
Phone: +255 766 415 248
Website: www.envaya/ruwodi

Sustainable for Environment and Climate Change Association (SECCA)

P.O Box 467
Mwanza, Tanzania
Phone: +255 756 440 484/767 532 488

Rondo Women Development Organization (ROWODO)

P.O Box 83
Lindi, Tanzania
Phone: +255 787 428 630

African Partnership on Climate Change Coalition (APCCC)

P.O Box 879 Bukoba, Tanzania
Phone: +255 768 020 750

Resource Advocacy Initiatives (RAI)

Nelson Mandela Memorial House Issenye-Serengeti
P.O.BOX 91,
Mugumu- Serengeti, Tanzania
Phone: +255 767 065 436/787 065 436

Kigoma Vijana Development Association (KIVIDEA)

P.O Box 91
Kigoma, Tanzania
Phone: +255 (028) 2802319
+255 768 111 047/762 377 228

Environment for Communities Livelihoods Organization (ECOLIO)

P.O Box 4150
Dar-es-salam, Tanzania

Energy, Environment and Climate Change Organazation (EECO)

P.O.Box 34364,
Dar es Salaam-Tanzania
Phone: +255713296883

Misenye Environmental Development Organization (MEDO)

P.O. Box 62 or 67,
Kyaka- Kagera, Tanzania
Mobile: +255 784 836689

Community Health Services Organization (COHESA)

P.O. Box 1530 Bukoba,
Kagera, Tanzania.
Mobile: +255 786 279958

Environmental Management Group (EMAG)

P.O. Box 30,
Bukoba, Tanzania.
Mobile: +255 784934826

Youths and Women Development Organization (KAYOWODO)

P.O.BOX 1991,
Bukoba -Kagera, Tanzania
Mobile: +255754658055

Kagera Development and Credit Revolving Fund (KADETFU)

P.O. Box 466, Bukoba, Tanzania
Mobile: +255 28 2220717
Fax: +255 28 2220717

Mtwara People’s Umbrella Organization “ KIKUNDI MWAVULI MTWARA (KIMWAM)

P.O Box 888,
TANU ROAD, Postal Building 1st Floor
Mtwara Tanzania
Phone: 023 23 33639
Contact: Rashid Ahmad Champunga

Carbon Tanzania

P.O Box 425
Arusha, Tanzania
Marc Baker +255(0)784 448761
Jo Anderson +255(0)758 267205

Tanzania Youth Environmental Network (TAYEN)

P.O.BOX 34734
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 713 527551

Lake Victoria Environmental Education and Management (LEM)

P.O Box 6369
Mwanza, Tanzania
Phone: +255 758 920 008

Women Research and Documentation Project Association (WRDP)

P.O Box 35108
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 762544553/786001123

Sustainable Holistic Initiatives Organization (SHIO)

P.O Box 1362
Morogoro, Tanzania
Phone: +255 787 717 730
Fax: +255 736618872

Tanzania Association of Women Leaders in Agriculture and Environment (TAWLAE)

P.O Box 76498
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 (22) 2700085

Environment, Human Rights Care and Gender Organization (ENVIRO-CARE)

P. O Box 9824
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 (22) 2775592
+ 255 (22) 2701407

Tanzania National Gender & Sustainable Energy Network (NGSEN)

P.O Box 6159
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 732 202 742
+255 222 401 165

Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG)

P.O Box 23410
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Tel/Fax: +255 222669007

Forum for Legal Assistant (FOLEA)

P.O Box 32198
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania

Invest in Children and their Environment (ICS)

P.O Box 1195
Shinyanga, Tanzania
Phone: +255 2827962921

Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT)

P.O.Box 1454
Dodoma, Tanzania
Phone: +255 26232445/ 262324112
Fax: +255 262324352

Dodoma Environmental Network (DONET)

P.O Box 1414
Dodoma, Tanzania
Tel/Fax: +255 (026) 2324750

Tanzania Traditional Energy Development Organization (TaTEDO)

P.O Box 32794
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 (022) 2700771
Fax: +255 (022) 2774400

Tanzania Albino Society (TAS)

P.O Box 9644
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 (0) 222127815
+255 (0) 713 263 196

Tanzania Association of Environmental Engineers (TAEES)

P.O Box 35454
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 787 349 717
+255 767 483 590

PAKAYA Culture and Environmental Group (PCEG)

P.O Box 42,
Kibiti, Tanzania.
Phone: 023-2010929.
Email: /

Jikomboe Integral Development Association (JIDA)

P.O Box 1934
Tabora, Tanzania
Telephone: +255 26 2604648,
Mobiles: +255 754 384330, +255 786 384330

Association of development of Protected Areas (ADAPTP)

P.O Box 15605
Arusha, Tanzania
Phone: +255 787 140 140

Traditional Medicine and Environmental Protection (TRAMEPRO)

P.O Box 42609
Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 715 371 482/743 978 149

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