• August 5, 2023
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In a groundbreaking development, the UMEME Project is poised to usher in a new era for the education system catering to electrical and energy engineers in Tanzania. During the FUTURE2 training event held at the prestigious University of Dar es Salaam, from 28th July to 2nd August 2023 Eng. Katiuscia Cipri, outlined the ambitious initiative’s potential to transform the field.

Eng. Cipri highlighted the importance of bridging the gap between academia and industry, emphasizing that this initiative would not only elevate the quality of education but also contribute to the nation’s technological growth. She emphasized the project’s commitment to fostering innovation, enhancing practical skills, and nurturing a new generation of engineers equipped to tackle the energy challenges of the future.

The UMEME Project, which derives its name from the Swahili word for “light,” envisions a curriculum that blends traditional academic principles with hands-on experiences, cutting-edge research, and collaboration with industry experts. Eng. Cipri highlighted that the project’s holistic approach would empower graduates with not only theoretical knowledge but also practical problem-solving abilities, preparing them to lead advancements in the energy sector.

The University of Dar es Salaam’s FUTURE2 training served as an ideal platform for unveiling this transformative initiative. Attendees, including educators, researchers, and aspiring engineers, were captivated by UMEME’s vision and the potential impact of the UMEME Project on Tanzania’s education and energy landscape.

As the UMEME Project gains momentum, stakeholders eagerly anticipate the positive ripple effects it could bring to the nation’s energy sector, job market, and overall sustainable development.

We look forward to a brighter Tanzania.


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