53 Vacancies at TAWA, August 2022. Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) was established in 2014 through an Establishment Order GN. No 135 issued on 9th May, 2014. TAWA was established to take over wildlife management functions originally performed by the Wildlife Division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. The Authority is an autonomous body responsible for protection, management and administration of wildlife resources outside National Parks and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. TAWA is mandated to implement the Wildlife Conservation Act No. 5 of 2009 and subsequent regulations to ensure that wildlife resources available outside TANAPA and NCAA are properly conserved. In response to the rapid rise in wildlife crime, including poaching and illegal ivory trade, rhino horn and other animal product experienced in Tanzania that lead to the consequent decline in wildlife populations, especially of African elephants, TAWA is strive to reinforce law enforcement by conducting Anti poaching patrols, protection of human and their properties against problem animals, strengthening of law enforcement by conduct inspection of trophy at entry and exit points to prohibit poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trafficking.