AGENDA for Environment and Responsible Development is a non-governmental, non profit sharing organization. It was established in 1994 by the Danish Development Agency (DANIDA) as a project to contribute to the development of the business sector in Tanzania by promoting environmentally responsible, transparent and accountable business practices in the country. On concluding the project AGENDA was reconstituted as an autonomous NGO and was officially registered in July 1997 by the Ministry of Home Affairs under the Societies Ordinance (Reg. No. SO.NO.9108).
Socio-economic development is attained equitably to all members of the society without causing adverse effects to human health and the environment.
To promote a culture of responsibility to the environment and sustainable development among the general public in Tanzania.
To strengthen the public's role in promoting sustainable development and clean environment by improving the efficiency of resource use, reducing risks and hazards associated with chemicals, minimizing waste, and safeguarding environmental quality.
AGENDA promotes environment and development activities and services that are compatible with international treaties; national policies and legislation; and local needs and aspirations. In order to promote a responsible culture of clean environment, AGENDA:
Facilitates integration of environmental responsibility into decision-making at national, institutional and community level;
Networks with NGOs, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) within and outside Tanzania to share knowledge and skills in order to advance clean environment campaigns
Conducts research and presents the research results in ways that serve practical purposes and raise awareness.