These researches aim to generate robust and relevant to improve policy design and implementation, increase accountability and expand the democratic engagement of citizens, all directed towards realizing the ultimate goal of the strategy of enhancing the quality of people’s lives in Tanzania.
As such, REPOA’s research will evolve around its niche, to produce knowledge around three interrelated strategic research areas, namely:
1. Natural resources as foundations for economic growth and socioeconomic transformation - includes agricultural land; minerals; oil and gas; forestry; wildlife; fishery
2. Industrialization, structural change, enterprise development, and employment as pillars for economic growth and socioeconomic transformation-includes manufacturing, SME development, informal sector upgrading, trade, and labour market dynamics
3. Governance systems and social policy with a focus on economic governance, social protection, and accountability and social service delivery.