The Sustainable Cities Programme in Tanzania 1992-2003: The SCP Documentation Series Volume 3
Dar es Salaam is the main industrial and commercial centre of the United Republic of Tanzania. It is a coastal city, located along the Indian Ocean. It has a population of approximately 2.5 million with an annual growth rate of 4.3%.
Rapid growth has provided the urban economy with many economic opportunities, and has also led to the rapid deterioration of environmental conditions.