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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

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Assessment of BEST–Dialogue Support to Print Media 2010 – 2018

Published on: April, 2019       BEST-Dialogue

BEST-Dialogue (formerly known as BEST-AC) is a programme that gives grants to Tanzanian membership organisations from the business sector. BEST-Dialogue has invested in the media coverage to ensure a gradual enhancement and sustainability of public-private dialogue as well as to promote the engagement of the media in public-private dialogue. The assessment seeks to establish a study for getting insight in

BEST-Dialogue Annual Report 2017-2018

Published on: March, 2019      

The Annual Report provides background on BEST-Dialogue role in supporting grantees in carrying out business advocacy and using the media to raise public awareness. The report also includes case studies of projects supported by BEST-Dialogue.

Sustainable Public Private Dialogue at Local Governments for Improving Local Economic Development

Published on: March, 2019       HiLINE

“Dialogues” between the public and the private sector is not a new concept in Tanzania. It has been a feature of public life for many years in the country. However, in recent years, there has been a surge in the interest on the Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) between the government, the private sector and international organizations as a means of promoting Local Economic Development (LED). Consequently, Public-Private Dialogues for Local Economic Development involves the process of engaging local stakeholders and local authorities in partnership with national planning agencies and economic development partners to jointly identify, design and implement initiatives (i.e. exploiting the opportunities and resolving the challenges) aimed at stimulating the local economy. This approach is supposed to mark a paradigm shift from the traditional top-down approaches to the all-inclusive bottom-up approach for effective local development.

Court of Appeal clarifies adverse possession doctrine

Published on: October, 2018       FB Attonerys

The Court of Appeal of Tanzania in Civil Appeal No. 193 of 2016, has recently delivered yet another landmark decision enunciating the prerequisites for one to raise a claim of ownership of land under the doctrine of adverse possession.

Strengthening the analog foundation of the digital revolution

Published on: October, 2018       World Bank

Digital technologies have spread rapidly in much of the world. Digital dividends—the broader development benefits from using these technologies—have lagged behind. In many instances, digital technologies have boosted growth, expanded opportunities, and improved service delivery. Yet their aggregate impact has fallen short and is unevenly distributed. For digital technologies to benefit everyone everywhere requires closing the remaining digital divide, especially in internet access. But
greater digital adoption will not be enough. To get the most out of the digital revolution, countries also need to work on the “analog complements”—by strengthening regulations that ensure competition among businesses, by adapting workers’ skills to the demands of the new economy, and by ensuring that institutions are accountable.