Climate finance refers to the financial resources mobilized to fund actions that aim at mitigating the impacts of climate change, reducing vulnerability, and increasing the resilience of human and ecological systems to negative impacts of climate change. Climate finance remains central to achieving low-carbon, climate-resilient development. This policy brief specifically examines Climate Finance Flows and Finance needs; the way forward for Tanzania; how it takes to establishing a National Climate Change Financing Mechanism (NCCFM) and the Climate Change Fund (CCF), hence it offers proposed key actions for establishing the CCF as outlined in the FYDP III Financing Strategy. This policy brief also examines proposed areas of inclusion in the NCCFM, the coordination mechanism, and an evaluation of the capacity needs.
This policy brief explores on women’s empowerment in Tanzania: Predictors of women’s ability to control their income. The brief has it that a few women (12%) decided on how to spend their money independently, and that a large proportion of women (88%) made joint spending decisions with their spouses. It finds out that women with […]
This policy brief explores on tax capacity and effort in Tanzania. The brief has it that Tanzania is utilizing less than half its potential tax capacity. Not only does the income tax category has more potential than the other tax categories but also has the lowest effort in tax revenue collection. It also underscores that […]
This policy brief explores on the Performance of Tax Revenues in Tanzania. The brief has it that the performance of Tanzania’s Tax revenue collection is below the recorded averages in Sub- Saharan Africa, SADC, and East Africa. Income tax and VAT jointly contribute around two-thirds of the country’s tax revenues. It also explores that the […]
This policy brief explores on Tanzania’s budget deficit as it rose 15-fold from TZS 0.4 trillion to TZS 6 trillion between 1999/00 and 2020/21. The brief has it that generally, the budget deficit has been financially manageable as the country’s debt service has not exceeded the economy’s ability to continuously fund it. However, the consequences […]