TAFIRI KIGOMA CENTER
Dr Ismael Kimirei,PhD says;
I would like to welcome you to Kigoma to work with us in the greater goal of managing and conserving lake Tanganyika. The Centre has a very nice and spacious laboratory which is installed with state-of-the-art equipment. We have and are capable to analyze water quality parameters (nutrients, and other variables), phytoplankton and zooplankton, heavy metal analysis with the Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS). We have fibre boats with inboard and outboard engines for use on the lake for sampling. The Centre has very capable and compete staff to help and work with you all the way.
Once again Karibu to TAFIRI Kigoma and witness and feel the beauty of Lake Tanganyika and its biodiversity.
Meet The Kigoma Team
Kigoma Centre, Lake Tanganyika
P. O.Box 90, Kigoma, Bangwe road, Tanzania
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TAFIRI Kigoma Centre is currently collaborating with the University of Aarhus (Denmark), Illinois State University (USA), University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Enavigo Consult a/s (Denmark) in a project called CLEAT to monitor and profile climate impacts to the lake hydrodynamics and fisheries production
TAFIRI Kigoma is collaborating with MATIS Iceland to reduce greenhouse gases emissions and deforestation by advocating the use of energy efficient combined solar dryer and smoker for processing fishes in the lake thereby reducing post-harvest loss and adding value to the fish products
The TAFIRI Kigoma is also collaborating with the Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGLAS) to execute a lake water quality monitoring program