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INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ALLOCATION OF TOURIST HUNTING BLOCKS FOR THE PERIOD OF 2018 – 2022

Made under Regulation 8 (1) of the Wildlife Conservation  (Tourist Hunting) Regurations of 2015

Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) invites applications from qualified applicants for the allocation of Tourist Hunting Blocks for the period starting 1st July 2018 to 31st December 2022. There are fifty four (54) hunting Blocks available within Game Reserves (GRs), Game Controlled Areas (GCAs) and Open Areas (OAs) as shown below. A company can only be allocated up to five (5) hunting blocks of which shall be of mixed categories.

 

1.         QUALIFICATION FOR ALLOCATION OF THE HUNTING BLOCK

 

In accordance with the Tourist Hunting Regulations, no person shall be considered for allocation of a hunting block unless:

(a)    has a company intending to engage in hunting  animals and registered with the Registrar of companies within Tanzania;

(b)  at least one of the Directors has five years experience in wildlife based business and conservation in Tanzania; and

(c)   the shares to be owned by the citizens shall not be less than twenty five percent of subscribed shares.

Each application for allocation of hunting block shall be submitted to the Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority head office (headquarters) together with;

(a) a copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the hunting company;

(b) a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation;

(c)  TIN Certificate of VAT Registration number;

(d)  an application fee as set out in table 1 herein; and

(e) Four passport size photographs for all Directors and Shareholders.

2.     APPLICANTS FOR THE HUNTING BLOCK ALLOCATION SHALL ALSO BE ASSESSED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA

   In order for applicant to qualify for allocation of hunting block he must have the following:-

(a)  Tanzanian owned hunting company, proof of

(i)   having a suitable registered office premises for carrying out the hunting business;

(ii) proof of having a fleet of not less than two 4WD pick up vehicles in good running condition of not more than three years since first registration in Tanzania, registered under the company’s name and comprehensively insured and inspected (Road worthiness) report from the Police or SUMATRA;

(iii)  radio communication frequency license for VHF;

(iv)  at least six big tents;

(v)   two refrigerators and two freezers;

(vi)  two generator of 5KVA and above;

 (vii) beds and other necessary furniture;

         In case the applicant doesn’t have the above listed equipment shall be required to produce a Bank Bond or guarantee to the tune of at least USD 300,000.00 as a commitment for the purchase of the equipment within three months after allocation of the hunting block.

 

         (viii) acceptable business plan, indicating

 

·      Executive Summary;

·      Company description;

·      Product or service;

·      Market analysis summary;

·      Strategy and implementation summary;

·      Management team;

·      Financial analysis.

 

 (ix)   good track record with regard to payment of fees and adherence to the Wildlife Conservation Act No. 5 of 2009 for currently operating operators;

 

(x)       reference of any good business record;

(xi)      good track record of adherence to payment of Government taxes and other     statutory payments;

 

(xii)    experience in the Tourist Hunting Industry;

 

(xiii)   declaration on level of commitment to support wildlife conservation (i.e. Community Development projects, Anti poaching activities and hunting block development).       

 

(xiv)   evidence of payment of a non refundable application fee (Bank Pay-in Slip) made to

TAWA COLLECTION ACCOUNT; ACCOUNT NUMBER: 012105021353, NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE - SAMORA BRANCH, DAR ES SALAAM

 

(xv)    Application for each block will be made on a separate form and relevant fees MUST be paid for the same as shown in the table 1:-

Table 1:  Application fee as per category of a hunting block

 

S/N

Category of Hunting Blocks

Application fee (USD) per each category

1

I

5,000

2

II

2,000

3

III

1,000

4

IV

1,000

5

V

100

 

(b) Foreign owned hunting company (100%) or a Company that is not fully owned by   Citizens.

 

(i)    a suitable registered office premises for carrying on the hunting business;

(ii)  evidence that the business is registered and certified by Tanzania Investment Centre;

(iii)  proof of having fleet of not less than five new 4WD pick up vehicles, registered under the company’s name and comprehensively insured and inspection (Road worthiness) report from the Police or SUMATRA;

(iv)          radio communication frequency license for HF;

(v)           at least twelve tents;

(vi)          five refrigerators and five freezers;

 

(vii)        two generators of 5KVA each and above

 

(viii)       beds and other necessary furniture, or

 

In case the applicant doesn’t have the above listed equipment shall be required to produce a Bank guarantee to the tune of at least USD 1,000,000.00 as a commitment for the purchase of the equipments within three months after allocation of the hunting block.

(ix)          acceptable business plan indicating;

·      Executive summary;

·      Company description;

·      Product or service;

·      Market analysis summary;

·      Strategy and implementation summary;

·      Management team; and

·      Financial analysis.

 

(x)            good track record with regard to payment of fees and adherence to the Act for currently operating operators;

(xi)          reference of any good business record;

 

(xii)         good track record of adherence to payment of Government taxes and other statutory payments;

 

(xiii)       experience in the Tourist Hunting Industry;

 

(xiv)       declaration on level of commitment to support wildlife conservation (i.e. Community Development projects, Anti poaching activities and hunting block development);  

 

(xv)         evidence of payment of a non refundable application fee (Bank Pay-in Slip) made to

 

TAWA COLLECTION ACCOUNT; ACCOUNT NUMBER: 012105021353, NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, SAMORA BRANCH, DAR ES SALAAM

 

(xvi)        application for each block will be made on a separate form and relevant fees MUST be paid for the same as shown in the table 1 above.

 

3      TENURE OF OWNERSHIP OF HUNTING BLOCKS

 

The tenure of ownership of each hunting block shall end in year 2022 subject to annual performance review of the hunting company.

 

4      MODE OF APPLICATION

 

For those who will be interested to apply, the application forms can be obtained from the following addresses:-

 

(i)             Director General,

Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority

Dar es Salaam Road,

TAFORI - Building

P. O. BOX 2658

MOROGORO

 

(ii)           TAWA-Tourist Hunting Office,

Ivory Room, Mpingo House, 4th Floor,

40 Julius Nyerere Road,

P. O. Box 9372,

15472 DAR-ES-SALAAM

 

(iii)          TAWA-Tourist Hunting and CITES Office,

P. O. Box 1541

ARUSHA

 

Duly filled application forms in a sealed envelope should be returned to the Director General Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority within 30 days from the date of the advertisement and any form received after 30 days will not be considered for processing.

 

ISSUED BY;

 

OFFICE OF DIRECTOR GENERAL

TANZANIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

HUNTING BLOCKS AVAILABLE FOR ALLOCATION FOR THE YEAR 2018 TO 2022

 

 

CATEGORY ONE

S/N

NAME OF BLOCK

SIZE

ANNUAL FEE USD

ECOSYSTEM

1

Kizigo GR-(East)-1

1,189

60,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

2

Selous GR N1

1,801

60,000.00

Selous – Mkumi

 

CATEGORY TWO

S/N

NAME OF BLOCK

SIZE

 ANNUAL FEE USD

ECOSYSTEM

3

Gombe Game Controlled Area

2,703

30,000.00

Malagarasi-Muyovosi

4

Mwambesi Game Controlled Area

1,082

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

5

Selous Game Reserve LU3

613

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

6

Piti Game Reserve East

2,227

30,000.00

Katavi-Rukwa

7

Muhesi Game Reserve East

2,172

30,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

8

Moyowosi Game Reserve (Njigwe 1)

1,764

30,000.00

Malagarasi-Muyovosi

9

Kilwa Open Area (South)

1,159

30,000.00

Selous – Mikumi

10

Kigosi Game Reserve (South)

1,992

30,000.00

Malagarasi-Muyovosi

11

Selous GR IH1

425

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

12

Rungwa OA N

2,125

30,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

13

Kigosi GR E

2,420

30,000.00

Malagarasi-Moyovozi

14

Lukwika Lumesule GR

406

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

15

Moyowosi GR (N)

3,163

30,000.00

Moyovosi-Malagarasi

16

Selous GR MHJ2

1,241

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

17

Selous GR MT1

872

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

18

Selous GR ML1

892

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

19

Selous GR N2

1,032

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

20

Msima Game Controlled Area East

2,096

30,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

21

Inyonga Game Controlled Area Central

2,106

30,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

22

Selous GR L1

464

30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

23

Muhuwesi GCA

1755

30,000.00

Selous Mikumi

24

Inyonga GCA – West

2181

30,000.00

Katavi-Rukwa

25

Mlele GCA (S)

1,247

30,000.00

Katavi-Rungwa

26

Kitwai GCA-SE

1146

30,000.00

Tarangire-Manyara

27

Msima GCA-West

2,222

30,000.00

Katavi-Rukwa

28

Kilwa OA N

1,745

 30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

29

Kitwai GCA SW

1,473

 30,000.00

Tarangire-Manyara

30

Mwatisi OA N - Furua OA

1826

 30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

31

Selous GR MHJ1

918

 30,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

 

 

CATEGORY THREE

S/N

NAME OF BLOCK

SIZE

 ANNUAL FEE USD

ECOSYSTEM

32

Kilombero  Game Controlled Area (North-Mgeta)

1,281

18,000.00

Selous_Mikumi

   33

Chunya Open Area East

1,554

18,000.00

Ruaha_Rungwa

34

Kilombero Game Controlled Area (South-Malinyi)

1,358

18,000.00

Selous_Mikumi

35

Liparamba Game Reserve

605

18,000.00

Selous_Mikumi

36

Ugalla Open Area (North East)

820

18,000.00

Malagarasi-Muyovosi

37

Ugalla Open Area (North West)

866

18,000.00

Malagarasi-Muyovosi

38

Mwatisi Open Area (South)

1,110

18,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

39

Ituru Open Area

2,078

18,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

40

Talamai Foret Reserve/Open Area

4,350

18,000.00

Tarangira-Manyara

41

Landanai GCA

1,295

18,000.00

Tarangire-Manyara

42

Wembere GCA (S)

8,784

18,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

43

Handeni GCA

2,863

18,000.00

Tarangire-Manyara

44

Kimisi GR

1,034

18,000.00

Burigi-Biharamulo

 

CATEGORY FOUR

S3N

NAME OF BLOCK

SIZE

 ANNUAL FEE USD

ECOSYSTEM

45

Chaya Open Area

874

10,000.00

Ruaha_Rungwa

46

Sasawala Forest Reserve – Open Area

420

10,000.00

Selous_Mikumi

47

Ugalla Niensi

3,261

10,000.00

Malagarasi_Muyovosi

48

Wembere Open Area (Central 1) 

1,951

10,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

49

Wembere Open Area (Central 2) 

948

10,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa

50

Biharamulo GR

702

10,000.00

Burigi -Biharamulo

 

CATEGORY FIVE

 

NAME OF BLOCK

SIZE

 ANNUAL FEE USD

ECOSYSTEM

51

Msuluguda Open Area

886

5,000.00

Rukwa_Lukwati

52

Litumbandyosi O.A/Gezamasua F.R

3,141

5,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

53

Msanjesi Game Reserve-Kipitimbi Lionja FR

409

5,000.00

Selous-Mikumi

54

Wembere OA North

2,116

5,000.00

Ruaha-Rungwa