Kanda ya Kilimanjaro
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
Telephone: + 255-27-2750494
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.
The Kilimanjaro Zone covers three regions, namely Kilimanjaro, Arusha, and Tanga. The Regions with respective Districts are as follows:
- Kilimanjaro - Moshi Rural, Moshi Urban, Rombo, Mwanga, Same, Hai, Siha.
- Arusha - Arusha Rural, Arusha Urban, Meru, Longido, Monduli, Karatu, Ngorongoro.
- Tanga - Tanga Rural, Tanga Urban, Lushoto, Mkinga, Handeni, Korogwe Rural, Korogwe Urban, Muheza, Kilindi, Bumbuli.