The purpose of this policy brief is to assess outcomes of primary education and health services. The survey looked at the inputs, commitments and competencies of service providers in these sectors. The survey was conducted in two rounds in 2014 and 2016/17. The two surveys were preceded by a pilot conducted in 2010 in Tanzania and Senegal. This provided Tanzania with an advantage of having data that could assess changes over a period in three waves. The survey covered 400 health facilities in Tanzania, assessing health providers and the
health delivery environment.
This brief provides findings in the health sector, covering the three areas; inputs, competencies and commitments. Comparisons over time have been made where possible to show the trend of the situation.
Business Climate Survey of Nordic Countries, 2022-23
The 2022-23 Business Climate Survey for Nordic Companies in Tanzania is a joint initiative of the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and REPOA. The survey is based on a mixed methods assessment of firms drawn from a non-probability sample of 99 firms operating in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. The survey was carried out between […]
Concerns over sovereignty of development finance: Tanzanians want local solutions and local control
On this Policy Brief, the findings as picked from the Afrobarometer Survey Round 8 reveal that Tanzanians value more independent pursuit of development than conditional foreign financing. REPOA is Tanzania’s Afrobarometer country partner. The following are the key policy recommendations: Please read the full details of this Afrobarometer survey related brief just below…
A better budget process in Tanzania: A strategy for Public Financial Management & Accountability
This policy brief examines the political economy in which informal power, political structures, and incentives influence public financial management and accountability (PFMA) reforms, the budget process, and public expenditure in Tanzania. A number of challenges face the current traditional revenue collection process in Tanzania and to underscore opportunities that can enhance revenue collection. Among the […]
The monetary cost of complying with employment regulations: The experience from the hotel industry
This Policy Brief highlights the associated monetary cost of complying with employment regulations: The experience from the hotel industry in Tanzania. As stated by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank (2012), if compliance costs are high in a country, policymakers need to know which regulatory regimes cause most of the burden to businesses […]