As in the past, this Poverty and Human Development Report 2005 has been prepared under the auspices of the Research and Analysis Working Group of the poverty monitoring system. At the beginning of the fourth phase of Tanzania’s Government, the members of the RAWG hope that this report will provide a useful material with which to renew efforts for poverty reduction, especially among the poorest of Tanzania’s population. Moreover, to do so inclusively, according to the principles of good governance as articulated in MKUKUTA and in the same open spirit in which MKUKUTA itself was developed.
This book focuses on a selected number of policy interventions in the agricultural sector with the view to determining factors that have supported or constrained the success of these interventions in poverty reduction which is the main objective of development initiatives and interventions in Tanzania.
A Case Study of Civic Engagement in Water and Sanitation in Tanzania This research examines the role of civic engagement in the evolving systems for providing water and sanitation in Tanzania. This issue is timely because, after more than a decade of implementing civic engagement reforms, little is known on how the public participates in […]
Throughout the history of Tanzania, agriculture has been considered the back bone of its economy. Its contribution to the export earnings has been sizable. Its role in ensuring domestic food security has always been very important. Even more importantly, it employs more than 70% of the population, most ofthem living in rural areas where poverty […]
Case Studies of Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania The research informing this book examines the potential for various forms of institutional innovations in building competitiveness of smallholder agriculture in Tanzania. It was inspired by a review of the performance of the agricultural sector since Tanzanian independence in 1961, from which it is hypothesized that persistent structural […]