Tanzania, Dec. 2 -- Arusha. Zanzibar has registered record investment projects worth $3 billion in the last two years.

If fully implemented the 181 projects would create at least some 9,000 jobs. This was revealed in the Isles on Wednesday during the start of the Zanzibar Trade and Investment Forum 2022.

Statistics by the Zanzibar Investment Promotion Agency (ZIPA) indicated that most of the investments are geared to the blue economy undertakings.

These include Mangapwani Integrated Hub Port Project, renewable energy, marine transportation and infrastructure.

"Since November 2020, ZIPA has recorded 181 investment projects valued at $3.056 billion," said the Isles second vice president Hemed Suleiman Abdulla.

He reiterated the Zanziba...