IN THE CONTEXT OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL POLICY REFORMS
The policy focus on women empowerment has gathered traction lately partly as a result of encouraging the growth of the world economy, a renewed focus on inequality, and the initial success of large-scale income and livelihoods social programmes. Efforts aiming at empowerment have largely been distributional, characterised by income and opportunity transfers. Empowerment initiatives in Tanzania have mirrored those on the global stage, spurred on by the country’s historical grounding in African Socialism, and abetted by an intersecting of priorities between the Government and its development partners.
Youth Transformation from School to Work in Tanzania
A Case Study of the Vocational Education and Training in Tanzania (VETA) The economic downturn and declining social sector performance in the period 1980-1995 have substantially influenced the debate on skills supply and demand in Tanzania. The downturn saw a substantial decline in the key skills indicator of literacy that had reached a high of […]
Agricultural Policy and Poverty Reduction in Tanzania
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.
An Institutional account of public service reforms
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 […]
Drivers of Farm Household Incomes in Rural Tanzania
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 ofthem living in rural areas where poverty […]