Tanzania plans US$100m to develop southern safari circuit

The government of Tanzania is expecting to secure a US$100 million loan to promote and develop conservation and tourism activities on the southern safari circuit.

A  hippo swims at Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania.

A hippo swims at Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania. Image by Marco Zanferrari / CC BY-SA 2.0

The deputy minister for natural resources and tourism said that southern safari attractions, such as Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Park and Mikumi National Park, had not received the same focus as northern safari circuit, which includes the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Kilimanjaro.  Read more: allafrica.com

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