NHC, Plot No. 32
P.O. Box 1041,
The Northern Zone Office in Arusha covers three administrative regions namely Arusha, Kilimanjaro, and Manyara.The office started its operations in 2005 as a node office for the Council following succesful completion of theUNDP/GEF East Africa Cross-Border Biodiversity Project (1999-2004), of which NEMC was the implementing agency for Tanzania. The project office was based in Arusha at that time. Therefore, the Arusha office became the first zonal office to be established by the Council. The success of it gave the impetus for the Council to establish more zonal offices.
The role of the office is to coordinate various government issues related to management of the environment in the zones. While executing their duties, the Zonal office represents the Director General in implementing EMA (Cap 191) at the Zonal level. Specifically, the Northern Zonal Office has the responsibility to coordinate / to link up various government entities on issues related to environmental management.
NEMC’s Northern Zone Office is tasked to: