The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) is a parastatal organization affiliated with the government of Tanzania. It was created by an act of the Parliament of Tanzania in 1986 as a successor to the Tanzania National Scientific Research Council. The Commission is a subsidiary institution to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology. Main offices are located in Dar es Salaam
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    The Commission for Science and Technology Organogram includes the six directorates.

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  • Research Clearence Module

    Research Clearence Module

    The Commission for Science and Technology Research clearance module

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  • Research Projects & Publications

    Research Projects & Publications

    The Commission for Science and Technology Research projects and module

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  • Open Calls for proposal

    Open Calls for proposal

    The Commission for Science and Technology Calls for Proposal module

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  • Knowledge Products From STI Clusters

    Please different STI cluster brochures in pdf format as listed below. 1. Eastern Regions Mushroom Cluster Initiative ( ERMCI ) 2. Morogoro Rice Processing Cluster Initiative 3. Morogoro Engineering Cluster Initiative 4. Morogoro Food Processors Cluster Initiative ( MFPCI ) 5. Textile Cluster Initiative Dar es Salaam 6. Zanzibar Seaweed Cluster Initiative  

  • ZANZIBAR Research Agenda 2015 – 2020

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    Read Zanzibar Policy Brief

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We popularize science and technology at all levels including the general public, We acquire, store and disseminate scientific and technological information.

We consult, coordinate and supervise the determination, planning and allocation of funds by national research institutions to R&D projects and programmes within their respective field.

We co-ordinate and promote research and technology development activities in the country

We advice the Government on regional and international cooperation in scientific research and technology transfer.