Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute

Partner Type:
Academic Institution

The Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) promotes, conducts and manages fisheries research and consulting for sustainable development of fisheries in Tanzania and the eastern and southern regions of Africa. It comprises four centers and one substation: the Mwanza Centre and Sota Substation on Lake Victoria, Kigoma Centre on Lake Tanganyika, Kyela Centre on Lake Nyasa (Malawi) and Dar es Salaam Centre on the Indian Ocean. TAFIRI, which is under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, was established in 1980 and has operated independently since 1983.