MS TCDC offers a range of Training Programs for development practitioners.


Upcoming programs and Events

06th April 2020
Master the linkage between human rights and (human) development, and the ability to integrate and apply key principles of HRBA to Development Programming
13th April 2020
Gain skills in conducting evidence research in order to be able to back up your statements with facts and statistics
20th April 2020
Become familiar with the principles, processes, and techniques of project planning and management
20th April 2020
This course is intended for community/social movement leaders and development professionals seeking to increase the effectiveness of their work by adding an additional resource to their skill set.


MS TCDC is the acronym for MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation, a state of the art development management training institution located in the East African region, situated in Arusha, Northern Tanzania.

Actionaid Denmark is our founding organisation, a Danish NGO, which today has a global presence through its affiliation with ActionAid International.

Throughout the year, and since 1967, MS TCDC has deepened the roots in offering different trainings and workshops which run concurrently in a lively international atmosphere promoting the sharing of experience and cross cultural mediation. Our excellent facilities together with a quiet and pleasant atmosphere makes MS TCDC an ideal place for reflection and learning.

MS TCDC offers a range of standard short courses and tailor made trainings, academic programmes, Swahili language courses, as well as consultancy and advisory services.

Furthermore, we offer conference, seminar and workshop facilities, which benefit from our range of accommodation services, our comfortable and equipped venues.

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Latest news


YouLead East Africa: Study on Coronavirus disruptions to youth life in East Africa


Following success of the 2019 KAN Festival, MS-TCDC is really excited to announce that the second Knowledge, Art & Networking (KAN) festival is coming up in January 2020. #KANFestival


Meet some of the amazing participants and partners we work with to ensure youth-led change around the world.





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