Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and escape the resource curse and translate resource wealth into inclusive economic development. Civil society is considered a key actor in ensuring good natural resource governance. Civil society organizations (CSOs) provide information, have moral legitimacy to set the resource governance agenda, can help to democratize power in resource management, and can work to keep other resource governance actors like government and companies accountable. Donors can support these critical functions of CSOs in the Tanzanian context by continuing to provide financial and political support to CSOs, and by involving them in debate and policy making. In the current political environment, it is vital that donors continue to communicate to the Government of Tanzania the importance of CSO involvement in governing the country’s petroleum sector.
Tanzania has achieved sustained rates of economic growth for the past ten years and is moving towards middle income status. Maintaining these gains while ensuring that development is inclusive is a core objective of the second National Five-Year Development Plan which places industrialisation as the key pillar of national development strategy. Capturing value through agro-processing, […]
Muhtasari huu unatoa taswira fupi ya tathmini ya mchango wa ushirikishwaji wa wananchi katika mifumo badilifu ya utoaji wa huduma za maji safi na maji taka (WATSAN) nchini Tanzania. Tathmini hii imefanyika katika wakati muafaka ambapo pamoja na kuwa na zaidi ya muongo mmoja wa utekelezaji wa maboresho ya sera ya maji.
Sera nyingi zilizobuniwa na kutekelezwa katika kipindi cha uongozi wa Baba wa Taifa wa Tanzania Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, zilitilia mkazo sana mendeleo vijijini kupitia sera ya Ujamaa na Kujitegemea ambayo nia yake ilikuwa ni kuondoa mifumo ambayo ilikuwa inaendeleza umaskini na dhuluma kwa walio wengi.
Does obtaining a lot of schooling guarantee a quick transition to employment? Evidence from TVET graduates in Tanzania
This brief assesses the effect of the length of schooling on how long a Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) graduate spends unemployed. The analysis is motivated by observations that despite some 800,000 to 1,000,000 of graduates entering the labour market in Tanzania every year (NBS, 2015), on average the economy creates only about 250,000 […]