This book is intended to highlight the key policy issues and policy space that policy research institutions like REPOA have been occupying and are to continue to occupy in future. A typical book of this nature would have demanded a team of editors and authors from many institutions, since influencing positive policy change takes the efforts of many researchers and other stakeholders. Recognizing the complexity and the time involved in using that approach, the editors of this book chose an unconventional approach, by drawing from accumulation of research and policy engagement by REPOA.
Over the last decade, large deposits of natural gas have been discovered off the southern coast of Tanzania. Substantial investments have already been made in drilling exploratory wells, however, lower global gas prices since 2014 and uncertainty about the implications of changes in policies and legislation in Tanzania have significantly slowed down offshore exploration activities. […]
This book focuses on a selected number of policy interventions in the agricultural sector with the view to determining factors that have supported or constrained the success of these interventions in poverty reduction which is the main objective of development initiatives and interventions in Tanzania.
A Case Study of Civic Engagement in Water and Sanitation in Tanzania This research examines the role of civic engagement in the evolving systems for providing water and sanitation in Tanzania. This issue is timely because after more than a decade of implementing civic engagement reforms, little is known on how the public participates in […]
Throughout the history of Tanzania, agriculture has been considered the back bone of its economy. Its contribution to the export earnings has been sizable. Its role in ensuring domestic food security has always been very important. Even more importantly, it employs more than 70% of the population, most of them living in rural areas where […]