On 17th May 2017, The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism through Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) invited applications from qualified applicants for the allocation of Tourist Hunting Blocks for the period starting 1st July 2018 to 31st December 2022; the invitation is made under Regulation 8 (1) of the Wildlife Conservation (Tourist Hunting) Regulations of 2015. According to the announcement, there are fifty-six (56) hunting blocks available within Game Reserves (GR’s), Game Controlled Areas (GCA’s) and Open Areas (OAs). A company interested to apply can only be allocated up to five (5) hunting blocks of which shall be of mixed categories.
In accordance with the Tourist Hunting Regulations, no person shall be considered for allocation of a hunting block unless he/she fulfills the following requirements:
Each application for allocation of hunting block should be submitted to the Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority Head Office (Headquarters) together with:
In order for the Applicant to qualify for allocation of hunting block he must have the following criteria:
The tenure of ownership for each hunting block shall end in the year 2022 subject to annual performance review of the hunting company.
For Companies who will be interested to apply for hunting blocks, the application forms can be obtained from our office and our office will be available to assist in completing the application forms, and alternatively to that the application form can be obtained from the following addresses:
Our office upon request by interested applicants can provide the fifty-six (56) available hunting blocks list with its categories as listed on Table 1 above or the same can be obtained through the aforementioned TAWA Offices.
This editorial is intended to give you a general over view of the Law. If you would like further information on any issue raised in this column, please contact.
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