Laikipia Water Strategy






Meals and Per Diem

Meals and per diem

Breakfast is included in the cost of room. The conference package will include 2 teas and lunch. Participants sponsored by the conference organizers will receive per diem for dinner and other incidentals. 

Field excursion to lower Rufiji floodplain

The field excursion to the Lower Rufiji floodplain will be on the last day of the conference (30th May 2014). To facilitate planning, kindly ensure that you indicate by return mail to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  your wish to take part in the excursion. The Rufiji River is located about 150 km South of Dar es Salaam. The excursion is expected to start early morning and return to Dar es Salaam in the evening.


The currency in Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shilling (TZS). The current exchange rate is about 1620 Tanzanian shillings to 1 USD. 

International currency, such as the USD or Euro, is well-accepted in Tanzania, especially for payment of hotel bills and there is easy access to cash-dispenser accepting VISA cards in the immediate vicinity of the conference venue (Slipway shopping Mull).

Weather and prophylaxis

May in Dar es Salaam is usually hot and humid. The conference room will be air-conditioned but ensure you have appropriate clothing.

Dar es Salaam is in the malaria zone and the conference is taking place shortly after the long rains. Malaria prophylaxis is advised, also for the field visit to the Rufiji.

Time zone

Dar es Salaam is in the GMT Zone (+3 hrs), East Africa Time (EAT).

Conference proceedings

You have the possibility to submit a paper for the conference proceedings that will be published in a special issue of a peer-reviewed journal. Please already note that the deadline for receiving texts is June 30th 2014.

Additional information

For any additional information, please contact the Organizing Committee on  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Other important contact details will be provided in due course and the website will be regularly updated.

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