TAFIRI Kigoma Centre is located on the eastern shore (in kigoma Municipality) of the most glorious places on the planet Lake Tanganyika. ...
TAFIRI Kigoma Centre is located on the eastern shore (in kigoma Municipality) of the most glorious places on the planet Lake Tanganyika. Lake Tanganyika is well known for its clear waters and stunning biodiversity which include some 300+ colorful cichlid fish species which are known around the globe in the aquarium business. The lake is also known for its product pelagic fisheries supporting over one million people in terms of cheap fish protein and income.However,the lake is being affected by climate change and warming which together with fishing effort and sedimentation from the catchment are the changing the ecosystem function and balance, thereby affecting the fisheries sustainability. It is in these setting TAFIRI Kigoma is operating to advise the government of the United Republic of Tanzania in ensuring that the fisheries is sustainable and that the lake continue to provide services to the communities.