Jul
2011
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BR25
Jamal Msami | Good governance relies on three interdependent characteristics – transparency, accountability and integrity - and at the centre of this three-way relationship is the need for timely and accurate information, which, recursively, requires a willingness…
Category: Briefs, Briefs from REPOA,
Nov
2010
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BR23
Wietze Lindeboom and Valerie Leach | This brief analyses the economic situation of elderly persons and children in Tanzania. Significantly, the analysis found that households with elderly and children only are by far the poorest, in both urban and rural areas; 45% of these households are…
Attachment: brief_23_WEB
Category: Briefs, Briefs from REPOA,
Mar
2010
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BR19
Waheeda Samji, K. Nsa Kaisi and Alana Albee | This brief examines the energy sector in Tanzania and the acute shortage of electricians anticipated as the national electricity grid expands. This shortage results from skills gaps that can only be addressed through expansion and upgrading of vocational…
Attachment: brief_19_web
Category: Briefs, Briefs from REPOA,
Jan
2010
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BR18
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Lucas Katera and Erasto Ngalewa | This brief examines the experience of four councils in Tanzania in implementing Opportunities and Obstacles to Development (O&OD), a bottom-up participatory planning methodology for local development. The study found little evidence to date that the approach…
Attachment: brief_18
Category: Briefs, Briefs from REPOA,
Nov
2009
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BR16
Raymond Mnenwa and Emmanuel Maliti | This brief examines the institutional framework for supporting the growth of micro and small businesses in Tanzania. Findings indicate a high demand for business support among MSEs but only limited use of services, such as loans from financial institutions,…
Attachment: brief_16-repoa
Category: Briefs, Briefs from REPOA,