Evidence from Tanzania and Kenya
Although microfinance institutions (MFIs) are the most prominent providers of financial services to low-income people, their economic and social performance is subject to debate. How MFIs are governed is likely to affect their efficiency, outreach to the poor, sustainability, and impact on poverty alleviation. This study explores and examines the effects of the governing board on the social and financial performance of MFIs. The first phase of the study explores MFI board members’ awareness and perception of their roles and how this affected their participation in the board and their influence on it.
A Diagnostic Manufacturing Competitiveness Study: Challenges, Prospects & Policy Options for Tanzania
This study has attempted to define and measure competitiveness of Tanzanian Manufacturing sector within a small set of indicators, and informed by the context of the study based on its Terms of reference. Overall, we find that the level of Tanzania’s manufacturing competitiveness has been improving gradually since 2007.
This report highlights the state of business environment in Tanzania by presenting both the trends and current status of key areas affecting DB. The next section set the analytical stage by outlining the conceptual framework followed by methodology (section 3) and review of policies (section 4). Section 5 as the core section of the report, […]
Geita Gold Mine, Tanzania This study assessed the contribution of Geita Gold Mine (GGM) to the livelihoods of local communities in Geita District. Specifically, it assessed the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility implementation, determined the extent to which GGM
This study assessed the targeting approaches used in social protection initiatives to improve the livelihoods of the Most Vulnerable Children (MVC). A cross-sectional study was carried out in Singida District and Singida municipality and relied on mixed methods in data collection and analysis.