As in the past, this Poverty and Human Development Report 2005 has been prepared under the auspices of the Research and Analysis Working Group of the poverty monitoring system. At the beginning of the fourth phase of Tanzania’s Government, the members of the RAWG hope that this report will provide a useful material with which to renew efforts for poverty reduction, especially among the poorest of Tanzania’s population. Moreover, to do so inclusively, according to the principles of good governance as articulated in MKUKUTA and in the same open spirit in which MKUKUTA itself was developed.
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 […]
Empowering Women in Tanzania
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 […]
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 […]