• map of tanzania pic 3The capital is Dodoma and the largest city is Dar es Salaam.
  • The official languages are French and Swahili
  • Area: 365,756 sq mi (approx. 3x the size of the State of Michigan)
  • Population approx. 56 million in 2016
  • Climate: Tanzania’s climate is tropical with coastal areas being hot and humid, while the northwestern highlands are cool and temperate.

Fun fact: Mt Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania and at 19,341 feet above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Africa.


  • MSU CANR Dean Ron Hendrick Visits Tanzania

    Published on May 18, 2018

    In an effort to strengthen partnerships with local collaborators, Ron Hendrick, the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), made an official visit to Tanzania from May 13th to 18th, 2018.

Publications and Presentations

  • Identifying Priority Value Chains in Tanzania

    Published on July 31, 2018

    James Thurlow, Josee Randriamamonjy and Todd Benson, 2018. Identifying Priority Value Chains in Tanzania, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 106. East Lansing: Michigan State University