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The government has been urged to support the cost-sharing and applications of joint title-deeds or co-occupancy in land titling in Tanzania to reduce the burden borne by poor individuals when seeking to formalise land ownership and to tackle the inequality between men and women in land access. This call was made during the August 2018 Policy Forum Monthly Breakfast Debate.
Stakeholders have called upon the government to resort to the creation of agro-processing businesses and rural agro -based industries as a means of increasing revenues and reducing import bills through value addition. This call was made during the Policy Forum breakfast debate held on 27th January 2017, Dar es Salaam
As the Minister for Finance tables the National Budget for Financial Year 2014/15 in Parliament tomorrow, we, members of the Policy Forum Budget Working Group, representing over 70 different Civil Society Organisations working together to increase informed civil society participation in policy making, would like to make our contribution to this key process.
In the last 10 years Tanzania has recorded an impressive economic growth. The country’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth has increased from a low level of 4.2 per cent in 1995 to averaging 6-7 per cent during 2002-2012. Given this impressive economic record, one would expect poverty to decline. However, this has not been the case. Poverty is still a major problem facing the majority of Tanzanians, particularly those living in rural areas.
PELUM Association is a regional network of over 250 civil society organizations in 12 countries in East, Central and Southern Africa working in the area of participatory ecological land use management. The Association works to improve the livelihoods of small-scale farmers and the sustainability of farming communities, by fostering ecological land use management. Country chapters include Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland and Ethiopia.
Mbozi, Ileje and Isangati Consortium (MIICO) is a consortium of organizations working with smallholder farmers in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. It is a registered NGO with registration No OONGO/0802 under the national NGO act 24 of 2002. The main objectives of MIICO is to facilitate the poor and marginalized farmers in Tanzania to spearhead their own social and economic development in order to improve their livelihoods.
We are a non-partisan, non-governmental organization registered under the Tanzanian NGO Act of 2002. Our actions are accountable to our members as outlined in our Constitution and Code of Conduct. Our focus on transparency and equality make us the preferred forum within the agriculture sector.