REPOA was formed in 1994 in Tanzania with the mandate to contribute to the alleviation of poverty in its multiple dimensions through research and capacity building. Over time, REPOA’s mandate has expanded beyond alleviating poverty to encompass growth and socio-economic transformation for poverty reduction.
REPOA’s STRATEGIC PLAN FOR 2015-2019
The experience from implementation of the 2010 – 2014 strategic plan, the as well as recent developments and concerns in national, regional and global economies have informed the development of REPOA’s new five-year strategic plan for 2015-2019. REPOA continues to focus on socio-economic transformation for poverty reduction through inclusive development.
To be the leading research institution in the region in the production and dissemination of knowledge that contributes to improving the lives of people by influencing socioeconomic policies.
To engage in policy research and dialogue that promotes socioeconomic transformation for inclusive development.
During the next five years, REPOA will:
- Strengthen the capacity of the intellectual resource (producers and users of knowledge)
- Undertake, facilitate and encourage strategic research to influence policy
- Facilitate and inspire stakeholders to utilize research findings