To delivers quality training, research and outreach programs through good governance, innovation and efficient use of resources that meets varying needs of stakeholders
To be a centre of excellence for quality technical education in sugar and allied industries in Africa
The National Sugar Institute was established in 1975 as a Vocational Training Institute in the country, actively engaged in training of artisans and technicians for sugar industry. It was formed as a department of Sugar Development Corporation (SUDECO) with effect from 30th December 1980 and was officially inaugurated on 8th August 1981 by the late first President of Tanzania, Mwalimu Julius K.Nyerere.
In January 2002 the institute was accorded the status of Autonomous Institution under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, as a result of Sugar Industry Act No. 26 of 2001.
The NSI is located in Kilombero district in Morogoro region. It is situated about 157 km from Morogoro town, 350 km from Dar es Salaam. The Institute is closely sandwitched by Kidatu National Grid Hydropower,
Kilombero Sugar Factory, Udzungwa Natural Forest Reserve and Sanje Water Falls.
National Sugar Institute (NSI) is legally established as an autonomous public training institution under the Sugar Industry Act No. 26 of 2001. The institute is full registered and accredited by National Council of Technical Education (NACTE) to offer long and short courses in the Sugar industry and other Agriculture and Natural resources related disciplines.
The organization structure of NSI comprises of Chairman, who is the head of the institute’s Governing Council, Principal, who is the Chief Executive officer of the institute assisted by two deputies. The institution is designed to rest on two structural pillars namely; office of deputies and Units. The office of deputies provides expertise and support services to the institute on matters related to academic, research, consultancy, planning, finance and administration. The Units manage and ensure effective operations of all institute matters under each office of deputies and easy connection to the international community to facilitate tapping into the wealth of knowledge and expertise at global level.
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