Briefs from REPOA

Aug
2017
Lange, S. and Kinyondo, A. | This brief examines the factors that have influenced local content in the Tanzanian mining sector and some of the challenges and successes of local content initiatives in mining. Local content has gradually gained momentum over the last ten years both…
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Oct
2016
Katera, L. | Communication between the state and citizens is an essential element for an equal and just society. Growing social inequalities, lack of proper public services, and denial of basic human rights all act to widen existing communication gaps. Key to bridging…
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Aug
2016
Kilama, B. | Development is an on-going process and the drive for better life is endless. Tanzania stands out as one of the very few African countries that have managed to sustain peace, harmony and unity in more than half a century of independence. Despite this reckoned…
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Jun
2016
Villanger, E., Kinyondo, A., | Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents the main findings from a study of the stakeholders’…
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Jun
2016
Cappelen, A., Fjeldstad, O.-H., Jahari, C., Mmari, D., Sjursen, I.H. and Tungodden, B. | Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. There are high expectations that exploitation of natural resources will substantially increase Tanzania’s national income. This brief presents results from…
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May
2016
Torvik, R. | The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and jobs. This Brief argues that the Tanzanian society will benefit more by investing in infrastructure,…
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Sep
2014
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By Samuel Wangwe, Paula Tibandebage, Maureen Mackintosh, Caroline Israel, Edwin Mhede, Phares Mujinja | Local manufacturers in Tanzania are not sharing in the large and expanding market for health-related commodities. The health sector buys medicines and other supplies such as cotton wool, protective gloves, syringes, diagnostic test kits, laboratory supplies,…
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Aug
2014
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By Amon E. Chaligha | Democracy can only grow and thrive where citizens perceive their government to be transparent and accountable to them. Citizens will support and complement government efforts if the government informs them of how decisions that affect them are taken.…
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Aug
2014
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By Riccardo Pelizzo and Abel Kinyondo | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC)—one of the standing committees of the Parliament of Tanzania—is an important institution for overseeing the implementation of the national budget and the expenditure of public monies. Properly functioning, the PAC…
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