Briefs from REPOA

Sep
2014
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BR 46
By Samuel Wangwe, Paula Tibandebage, Maureen Mackintosh, Caroline Israel, Edwin Mhede, Phares Mujinja | Local manufacturers in Tanzania are not sharing in the large and expanding market for health-related commodities. The health sector buys medicines and other supplies such as cotton wool, protective gloves, syringes, diagnostic test kits, laboratory supplies,…
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Aug
2014
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BR 45
By Amon E. Chaligha | Democracy can only grow and thrive where citizens perceive their government to be transparent and accountable to them. Citizens will support and complement government efforts if the government informs them of how decisions that affect them are taken.…
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Aug
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BR 44
By Riccardo Pelizzo and Abel Kinyondo | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC)—one of the standing committees of the Parliament of Tanzania—is an important institution for overseeing the implementation of the national budget and the expenditure of public monies. Properly functioning, the PAC…
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Aug
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BR 43
By Samuel Wangwe, Paula Tibandebage, Edwin Mhede, Caroline Israel, Phares Mujinja, Maureen Mackintosh | Tanzania is rapidly losing its pharmaceutical production capability, and therefore its ability to supply one of its population’s basic needs. The loss undermines Tanzania’s medium-term security of supply of essential medicines. It threatens cumulative…
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Aug
2014
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BR 41
By Amon E. Chaligha | Local Government Reform (LGR) in Tanzania, among other things, envisaged local governments whose leadership is chosen through free and fair elections, and local governments that “facilitate the participation of the people in deciding on matters affecting…
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May
2013
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BR 39
By Johansein Rutaihwa | This policy brief looks at the country-level findings from the 2012/13 Global Competiveness Report prepared for the World Economic Forum; highlights the current institutional set up in relation to investment; and identifies institutional and policy reforms…
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Feb
2013
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BR 36
By Ophelia Mascarenhas | This brief assesses the relevance, use, and outcomes of training workshops offered by REPOA to media personnel in 2008, 2009, and 2010 on the use of the Tanzania Governance Noticeboard (TGN) for following up public budgets and expenditures. The assessment…
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