U.S. Consultants traveling to TanzaniaYou are coming to work directly with iAGRI as a consultant.
iAGRI’s Management Entity (ME) in Columbus, OH and Project Management Unit (PMU) in Morogoro, Tanzania will work with you to schedule your trip. We will cover all travel, lodging, and meals and incidentals reimbursed at the State Department rates. Please be prepared to cover all in-country expenses and save receipts for reimbursement. The Consortium contact at your institution can provide further details about how to handle your travel expenses.
Please refer to the Traveler’s Information Guide for information and advice. Then follow the steps below to schedule your trip:
1. Select Travel Dates and Discuss with ME
Travel dates should be selected in coordination with the PMU with reference to the Sokoine University Almanac. Once the dates are finalized, please contact David Hansen (614-292-7252 or firstname.lastname@example.org) at the ME to determine who will manage your travel. Generally it is handled through the consultant’s university.
2. Purchase Ticket and Obtain Passport
Book a ticket to Tanzania that complies with the Fly America Act. You should make arrangements to obtain a passport if you do not already have one.
3. Complete and Submit Travel Information Form
Please complete the online Consultant Travel Information Form at least four weeks before your departure from the US. The information will enable iAGRI arrange in-country transportation and accommodations. We will also schedule an introductory meeting with the iAGRI Project Management Unit, during which we will review your statement of work, and a debriefing meeting at the end of your visit.
4. After Returning to the US
Receipts should be submitted to the appropriate entity for reimbursement.