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Transparency And Citizen Participation In Collecting And Distributing Mining Service Levies: The Case Study Of Geita And Mara

Submitted by Web Master on 25 August 2022

Tanzania’s mining sector has recently experienced tremendous changes in its legal and policy frameworks. Generally, the said reforms were aimed at ensuring that country’s natural resources benefit all Tanzanians, particularly through government revenue collection and corresponding distribution. Citizen participation is key in collecting and distributing revenues from mining operations.

Citizens' Budget Book: A simplified version of the government budget for the financial year 2022/23

Submitted by Web Master on 22 August 2022

The Citizen’s Budget booklet provides a summary of policies and plans reflected in the Government budget in a simplified form. The aim of this booklet is to increase citizen’s awareness, access to budgetary information, transparency and accountability in public finance management. The policies and plans reflected in the Government budget impact the lives of citizens and therefore it is important for them to understand and fully participate in the implementation of development plans.

Policy Forum's Budget Working Group 2022/2023 Pre-Budget Position Statement

Submitted by Web Master on 8 June 2022

This Pre-budget policy position paper from the Policy Forum (PF), a network of over 60 Tanzanian Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) brought together by their interest in public money accountability, builds on previous efforts to contribute to the budget process, discourse and performance. Compiled by its Budget Working Group, this submission recognises the government’s quest to heal the Tanzanian economy from the scarring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Policy Forum’s Tax Justice Working Group 2022/23 Pre-Budget Position Statement

Submitted by Web Master on 3 June 2022

Given the rapid increase of the population in developing countries like Tanzania, there is an urgency to improve the mobilisation of domestic resources for vital service delivery. Improved mobilization of domestic resources is core towards the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is recognised as crucial in enabling developing countries to graduate from aid.

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