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“We have found that if you provide proper evidence to back up your requests, the Government is ready to listen.” — Christine Kilindu, Executive Director, Confederation of Tanzania Industries

Research reports form an essential part of the advocacy process. Downloadable research reports and other useful publications are listed below. These have been used by private sector organisations in their dialogue with government.

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Tax Administrative Burdens in the Tourism Sector in Zanzibar

Published on: October, 2017       Deogratius Mahangila and Wineaster Anderson

The shortage of literature regarding the tax administration burden, particularly in the hospitality and tourism sector in the context of least developed countries, still exists. This study, therefore, investigates the tax administration burden in the tourism sector in the Zanzibar Islands.

The dialogue and advocacy initiatives for reforming the business environment of the tourism and hospitality sector in Tanzania

Published on: September, 2017      

This paper aims to investigate the nature of the public–private dialogue (PPD) initiatives and how PPDs are being used in the tourism and hospitality sector as the tool for reforming the business environment (e.g. set policy priorities, inform policy design, improve legislative proposals and incorporate feedback into regulatory implementation).

Tanzania port authority wharfage charging system implication, and affects to port users

Published on: August, 2017       Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI)

Following the economic transformation in early 1992s the economic activities increased which lead to in ux of trade and traf c through the Dar es Salaam Port. As a result the Port’s existing facilities could not support the increased trade and the performance of port started to deteriorate gradually. The deterioration of the Tanzania’s ports especially the port of Dar es Salaam at the mid 2000’s resulted into long delays at anchorage, operations necessary to consignment (dwell time), corruption and high cost of wharfage as compared to other competitor ports. Moreover, its wharfage charges was found to be comparatively higher than its competing ports because wharfage charges are based on CIF (ad valorem system) thus affecting the importation and production costs for Tanzania Producers.

BEST-Dialogue brochure 2017

Published on: June, 2017       BEST-Dialogue

BEST-Dialogue’s purpose is to build the capacity of private sector organisations (PSO) so that they are well-informed and thus able to engage effectively in public-private dialogue and public policy advocacy.

How Wharfage charging system affects Port users in Tanzania

Published on: June, 2017       Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI)

Basing on this background, the Confederation of Tanzania Industries in collaboration with BEST-Dialogue conducted an advocacy study in 2016/17 and therefore has prepared this advocacy report on wharfage charging procedures of TPA to in uence the changes/reforms by the government.