About Us

Welcome to the official website of the Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (ACET). Established in 1985, ACET is a voluntary non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the practice of consulting engineering in Tanzania in line with professional ethical principles and business integrity. Representing over 180 local professionals and firms, ACET plays a pivotal role in advocating for the interests of its members and fostering excellence in the consulting engineering industry.
At ACET, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and accountability in engineering practice. Our mission is to promote consulting engineering services in Tanzania while adhering to ethical principles and ensuring public safety. With a vision to be a leading professional business association in Africa, ACET strives to create a conducive environment for consulting engineers to thrive and contribute to the country’s socio-economic development. Through our core values of professionalism, integrity, public safety, customer satisfaction, and accountability, we aim to elevate the consulting engineering profession and drive positive change in our society.

Our History and Objectives

Founded in 1985, ACET has been a pioneer in promoting the interests of consulting engineers in Tanzania. Our association has a rich history of advocating for higher professional, business, and economic standards among our members. We work tirelessly to ensure that consulting engineers in Tanzania have the support they need to provide exceptional services to their clients and the public. Our objectives include setting professional standards, safeguarding ethical conduct, and providing a platform for members to consult and collaborate on matters of professional interest.

Governing Structure and Secretariat

The affairs of ACET are managed by a dedicated Council, which consists of elected members who oversee the organization’s activities and initiatives. Supported by the ACET Secretariat based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the Council works to implement programs, initiatives, and policies that benefit our members and advance the interests of the consulting engineering profession. With a focus on administration, finance, membership, capacity building, and advocacy, the Secretariat plays a crucial role in supporting the Council and ensuring the smooth functioning of ACET’s operations.

Collaboration and Partnerships

ACET believes in the power of collaboration and partnerships to drive positive change in the consulting engineering industry. We are proud to be affiliated with various professional and business associations, both locally and internationally. Through structured arrangements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs), we engage with affiliates and partners to enhance our collective impact and achieve our shared goals. Our partnerships extend to government bodies, regulatory boards, private sector stakeholders, and international organizations, allowing us to influence policy, advocate for our members, and contribute to the sustainable development of the engineering sector in Tanzania.

Membership Benefits and How to Join

Joining ACET opens up a world of opportunities for consulting engineers and engineering consulting firms in Tanzania. As a member, you’ll have access to a range of benefits, including networking opportunities, professional development resources, representation in key institutions, and advocacy support. Whether you’re an individual consulting engineer, a consulting engineering firm, or an affiliate member, ACET offers a platform for you to thrive and grow in your career. If you’re interested in becoming a member of ACET, simply fill out our membership application form and submit it to our Secretariat for review. We welcome you to join our community and be part of a dynamic and influential organization dedicated to advancing the practice of consulting engineering in Tanzania.



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