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Tanzania


Amended Convention Text - as adopted in 2010

Protocol for the Protection of the Marine and Coastal Environment (LBSA Protocol)

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31/03/2010

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31/03/2010

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Convention Text - as adopted in 1985

Protocol on Protected
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Protocol on pollution emergencies

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01/03/1996

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Country Profile

Tanzania lies in the Eastern Africa region and borders the Indian Ocean between Kenya and Mozambique. Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. It has a coastline of 1,424 km.

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Total Population : 39,384,223 (July 2007 est.)

The maritime claims: Territorial Sea: 12 nm, Exclusive Economic Zone: 200 nm

(Source CIA World Factbook: Tanzania)

 

The focal point for Tanzania is:

Ms. Esther Makwaia
Nairobi Convention Focal Point
Principal Fisheries Officer
Vice President’s Office
5380, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: esther_makwaia@hotmail.com


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