Part I of the book comprises of two chapters that provide the scope and context for the ensuing sector analysis. This introductory part explores the underlying macroeconomic environment for Petroleum resources, institutions and politics. Analysis of both the empirical and theoretical literature on Petroleum resources forces the authors to review the concept of a “resource curse” and the conditions under which it is likely to prevail. The introduction then revolves to charting the evolution of the Petroleum sector in Tanzania. Here the book analyzes the contribution of Petroleum to Tanzania’s economy and reviews the evolution of the nascent value chain. The Part concludes by inviting reflections on the prospects and challenges for the sector 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]