About Buchosa District Council (DC)
Back Ground Information of Buchosa District Council
Buchosa District council was established in September, 2015 under local government Act (District Authorities) of 2002. Cap.287 Section 8 and 9.
The head office of Buchosa District Council is located in Nyehunge town, the District Council has 1 Constituency known as Buchosa, 2 Divisions, 21 Wards, 82 Villages and 410 hamlets.
1.2 1. THE COVERAGE OF BUCHOSA DISTRICT COUNCIL
The Council covers an area of 6,657 square kilometers, out of which 81.9% is water of Lake Victoria and 19.1% is the dry land composed of mainland and 31 Islands and forest reserve.
The Buchosa District Council has a population of 327,767 according to 2012 populations and housing Census, of which 163,796 are females and 163,971 are males. Buchosa District Council has 60,698 households; the average household size of Buchosa District Council is 5.4.
1.4 PHYSICAL LOCATION
The District is found between 2o to 3o latitudes south of the equator and between 32o 45’ to 32o 45” East of Greenwich meridian. From North to East, the District boarders with Nyamagana and Ilemela District. From South to East, the District shares boarders with Misungwi District. Geita District also makes a boarder in the Western part.
1.5 CLIMATIC CONDITIONS
Buchosa District council has a bimodal rainfall pattern which consists of a short and long rain. The short rain starts in October and reaches the peak in December and ends in January. The long rain starts in February and ends in May. The annual rainfall ranges from 800mm – 1200mm.
The District mean temperature is between 210C – 230C while August being the hottest months.
Areas covered by this zone includes Kahunda and Buchosa divisions. This zone is important for the production of maize paddy, cassava, sweet potatoes, pulses, cotton fruits and coffee which is still in the initial stage of production.
1.6 ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES OF BUCHOSA DISTRICT COUNCIL
The District economy mainly depends on Agriculture sector because more than 80 % of the people depend on crop cultivation and livestock keeping as their main economic venture. The agriculture sector contributes 80% of the District income. Other sectors are livestock, fishing, petty businesses and small scale industries.
District Gross Domestic Product (DGDP) for Buchosa was estimated at Tshs. 216,821,583,000.00 for the market price for the year 2015. With this figure, per capita income was also estimated at Tsh. 711,000/= per annum. Employment rate in the district according to different sectors are: Agriculture and Livestock (80%) Forest and Fishing in Lake Victoria (11%), Petty business (3.8%), Public sector (1.7%) and other sectors (3.5%).
1.7 THE VISION AND MISSION OF THE COUNCIL
After the establishment of Buchosa District Council, It expects to implement her planned activities in order to meet the expectations and need of the people so as to attain the Vision and Mission are:-
A well educated community with better livelihood by the year 2019
To provide high quality socio economic services to the community through efficient and effective use of available resources and good governance for improving living standards
Buchosa District Council (DC) Contact Information
- Postal Address: 44 Buchosa – SENGEREMA
- Telephone: 028 2590162
- Mobile: 0684291102
- Email: [email protected]
Vacancies and Internships at Buchosa District Council – Nafasi za Kazi Halmashauri Wilaya ya Buchosa
Buchosa District Council (DC) job vacancies are normally advertised through the Buchosa DC Official website which can be accessed through this link: https://buchosadc.go.tz/
Also, Government jobs in Buchosa district Council are normally advertised through the government Official jobs portal (Public Service Recruitment Secretariat-PSRS) which can be accessed through this link- https://ajira.go.tz/.
Find and apply for various Companies, Government Institutions, and Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Job Vacancies advertised in Buchosa district Council by browsing through the links listed below
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Buchosa District Council Useful links
- Buchosa Buchosa District Council website: https://buchosadc.go.tz/
- Buchosa job District Council vacancies – careers page: https://ajira.go.tz/