Welcome Note: I would like to welcome you to Kigoma to work with us in the greater goal of managing and conserving lake Tanganyika. The Centre has a very nice and spacious laboratory which is installed with state-of-the-art equipment. We have and are capable to analyze water quality parameters (nutrients, and other variables), phytoplankton and zooplankton, heavy metal analysis with the Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS). We have fibre boats with inboard and outboard engines for use on the lake for sampling. The Centre has very capable and compete staff to help and work with you all the way. Once again Karibu to TAFIRI Kigoma and witness and feel the beauty of Lake Tanganyika and its biodiversity.