United Republic of Tanzania

The most updated National Profile to Assess the National Infrastructure for Managing National Chemicals in Tanzania was developed in 2002. The main environmental problems caused by mercury exposure in Tanzania are soil contamination and air pollution in small but widespread mining areas. 

Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

UN Environment (UNEP)

Contact person: Ludovic BERNAUDAT (Email: Ludovic.BERNAUDAT@unep.org)

Executing Agency


Contact person: Rico EURIPIDOU (Email: rico@groundwork.org.za)

Role of UNITAR

Executing component on information exchange and dissemination

Ratification Dossier


Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) of Switzerland

Project execution

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)




Contact Person: Oliver WOOTTON (Email: Oliver.WOOTTON@unitar.org)