Acacia Development Society

Organization's name: Acacia Development Society
Organization's acronym: ADESO
Former Name(s): ZAP
Headquarters address  
Address: Jasiri Street, Plot No. 19/25, Mlandege.
P.O.Box 1519
United Republic of Tanzania
Phone: +255 759 399256
Fax: ZAP
Web site: ZAP
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • Kiswahili


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Environment

Social Development:
  • Indigenous issues
  • Poverty
  • Social policy

  • Civil registration systems
  • Demographic and social surveys
  • Environmental Accounts
  • Poverty statistics
  • Social Statistics and Social Monitoring

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Forests
  • Partnerships
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable Tourism
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • United Republic of Tanzania
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2007
Year of registration (YYYY): 2007
Organizational structure: The organization is owned by members, under Chairperson, Secretary and Treasury. Under general meeting there is a selected Board. Under the Board they appoint Program Coordinator the overall day to day supervision of organization activities and staff. under P/Coordinator there is Departments and Organization beneficiaries.
Number and type of members: 22 members Beekeepers, Farmers, Retired civil servants, small women groups, voluntary environmentalists. Foresters
Affiliation with NGO networks: Tanzania Civil Society Forum for Climate Change( Forum CC), Tanzania water and Sanitation Networks, African Carbon Financing Networks.
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information


Major group affiliation: Non-governmental Orgnizations
Affiliation with other organizations: Tanzania Foresters Tanzania Beekeepers Network Tanzania Civil Society Forum for Climate Change
Affiliation with UN bodies: United Nation Framework Convention for Climate Change(UNFCCC)

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • UNDP