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


Upcoming programs and Events

30th September 2019
Enhance trade policy understanding and analytics skills.
30th September 2019
Know your rights, obligations and duties as a board member or director and you are able to practice “good board governance"
30th September 2019
Refresh your skills, knowledge and practical know how to match communication demands in the digital age
07th October 2019
Swahili Intermediate course is a continuation of Swahili language and culture foundation that was built on beginner’s level.


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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Call for application: Activist in residence II

We invite applications from Africans at different levels of their activism career, and the programme will be mostly made of activists that operate in repressive political environments.


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





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