Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism of United Republic of Tanzania, is the Ministry responsible for management of Natural, Cultural and Tourism resources. Tanzania has a great potential for natural resources, cultural and tourism attractions. In terms of wildlife, the present network of wildlife Protected Areas (PAs) in Tanzania is comprised of 14 National Parks, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, 38 Game Reserves and 43 Game Controlled Areas. The wildlife protected area network covers 233,300 Sq. Km (28%) of the total Tanzania’s land surface area.
Vision: Sustainable conservation of natural and cultural resources and development of responsible tourism.
Mission: To conserve natural, cultural resources sustainably and develop tourism for national prosperity and benefit of mankind through development of appropriate policies, strategies and guidelines; formulation and enforcement of laws and regulations; monitoring and evaluation of policies and laws.