Tanzanian citizens continue to have high expectations about the benefits that the country’s emerging petroleum sector will provide them with, yet they possess low knowledge about the sector. Policy makers should take concrete steps to rectify this knowledge-expectation gap by providing updated information in accessible and easy-to-understand formats. Revenue transparency should be encouraged, and more research should be carried out to improve understanding of how the prospect of future petroleum revenues may shape citizen attitudes and behaviors.
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 […]
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, machache yanafahamika kuhusu: […]
Kitabu hiki kina sura saba ambazo zinaangalia sera mabali mbali kuhusu maendeleo vijijini na mchango wake kwenye kupunguza umaskini Tanzania. Kinaanza na sera zilizotungwa na kuetekelezwa kipindi cha Ujamaa na Kujijetegemea. Kina sura nyingine zinazo angalia mchango wa elimu kwenye ufanisi wa kilimo; mradi wa matrekta madogo aina ya ‘power tillers’ kwenye baadhi ya wilaya; […]
Institutional Innovations and Barriers to Competitiveness: Case Studies of Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania
Tanzania’s policy path has been characterized by institutional reforms aimed at increasing efficiency and productivity in key sectors of the economy. This brief examines the potential of various forms of institutional innovations in building competitiveness of smallholder agriculture in Tanzania. Evidence used shows that while some policies and interventions after independence contributed to the poor […]