Kanda ya Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Zone

Office Address

The National Irrigation Commission (NIRC) office for the Kilimanjaro Zone is based at Moshi Municipality. It is located at Soweto Chini Light Industrial Area, near Moshi Airport. The Office can be reached through the following addresses:

NIRC - Kilimanjaro Zone

P.O. Box 1843

Moshi - Tanzania

Email: info@nirc.go.tz

Telephone: + 255-27-2750494

Facsimile:+ 255-27-2750494

Functions

The Kilimanjaro Zonal Irrigation Unit (KZIU) was established in early 1984. The Zonal Office carries activities of NIRC Head Quarters, related to raising awareness to stakeholders; planning, designing and implementation of irrigation schemes; irrigation regulations compliance and enforcement; monitoring and coordination of irrigation activities; and all other activities that NIRC has to perform as required by the Act which established the National Irrigation Commission.

Coverage

The Kilimanjaro Zone covers three regions, namely Kilimanjaro, Arusha, and Tanga. The Regions with respective Districts are as follows:

  1. Kilimanjaro - Moshi Rural, Moshi Urban, Rombo, Mwanga, Same, Hai, Siha.
  2. Arusha - Arusha Rural, Arusha Urban, Meru, Longido, Monduli, Karatu, Ngorongoro.
  3. Tanga - Tanga Rural, Tanga Urban, Lushoto, Mkinga, Handeni, Korogwe Rural, Korogwe Urban, Muheza, Kilindi, Bumbuli.

Boundaries

To the South it border with Pwani region; to the North border with Mara region; to the West border Manyara region; and to the East it borders the Indian Ocean and the Republic of Kenya.