The Republic of Tanzania ratified the Convention on 13 November 2000, and Convention entered into force for The Republic of Tanzania on 1 May 2001.
Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)
In its initial transparency report submitted on 5 February 2003, Tanzania reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control. In 2004, Tanzania reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines. In total, Tanzania reported having destroyed 22,841 mines.
Retained Mines (Article 3)
Notwithstanding the obligation to destroy all stockpiled anti-personnel mines, the Convention permits the retention of the minimum number of anti-personnel mines absolutely necessary for the development of and training in mine detection, mine clearance, or mine destruction techniques. As of 2009, Tanzania has reported having retained 1,780 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes. In addition, Tanzania has reported that 830 of these anti-personal mines are deactivated.
Article 7 transparency report submitted in 2009