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Acceleration In Water Resources Management Towards Sustainable Socio-Economic Growth In Tanzania

Submitted by Web Master on 17 October 2023

Considering high demand for services contributed by high population increase and the decline of external budget support, there is a need to opt for other ways of financing the water sector. Involvement of Private sector and Financial Institutions should be taken as an alternative window to fill the sector financial gap.

Accountable And Transparent Health Budgeting In Tanzania

Submitted by Web Master on 17 October 2023

The brief examines the Health Sector Budget for 2023/2024 and considers the pattern of budget allocation in comparison to the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan V (2020/2021 – 2025/2026). The analysis also discusses the trends in the overall share of the health sector budget for development and recurrent allocation. In this budget brief Policy Forum and TGNP calls upon the government to prioritize and continue investing in physical health infrastructure and the development of human resources.

Promoting Transparency & Accountability for the Continued Improvement of the Education Sector

Submitted by Web Master on 17 October 2023

The education sector budget consists of funding across education in Tanzania. The Majority of allocation is under the Ministry of Education, Science & Technology (MoEST) as well as the Regional Administrative Secretariat (RAS) votes. MoEST covers quality assurance and policy with regards to education, as well as implementation to do with Higher Education, Vocational Education & Training as well as Science & Technology.

Public Investment Optimization For Agriculture Sector Development

Submitted by Web Master on 17 October 2023

This post budget analysis provides an overview of agriculture sector performance, previous budgets implementations, interventions by governments and other actors (including private sector, civil society, and donor community), policy issues that need reforms, challenges in budget implementation, and the recommendations for the government in the implementation of year 2023/24 budget. The recommendations intend to influence both government and private sector investments to the sector and promote the transformation through growth and income generation and employment creation.

Open Budget Survey 2021: Tanzania

Submitted by Web Master on 29 November 2022

The Open Budget Survey (OBS) is the world’s only independent, comparative and fact-based research instrument that uses internationally accepted criteria to assess public access to central government budget information; formal opportunities for the public to participate in the national budget process; and the role of budget oversight institutions, such as legislatures and national audit offices, in the budget process.

2021 Tanzania's Budget Process Training

Submitted by Web Master on 21 September 2022

Since its inception in 2003, Policy Forum has worked to influence policy processes to improve accountability and equitable utilization of public resources through improved partnerships. As a result, Policy Forum is a network of over 60 Tanzania civil society organizations. Today, Policy Forum is at the forefront of lobbying, providing thousands of hours of capacity-building training to member organizations, hosting large national dialogues, such as the Morning Breakfast on the last Friday of each month, and discussing laws and policies......

Policy Forum’s Budget Working Group 2022/23 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.

Budget Working Group’s 2023/24 Pre-Budget Statement: Securing Sustainable Development Through Budget Reliability and Fiscal Sustainability

Submitted by Web Master on 12 May 2023

It is our pleasure to present to you the analysis of the FY 2023/24 national budget. Policy Forum commends the government’s economic reforms aimed at promoting private sector-led growth and enhancing the business environment and emphasizes the importance of budget credibility in achieving sustainable development goals.

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