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Fighting Malnutrition in Tanzania

This note, done in association with Sikika and Policy Forum shows that in 2010 another 43,000 children will die prematurely in Tanzania because they are malnourished. It argues that many of these deaths could have been prevented if Tanzania would introduce fortified flour and cooking oil. The authors estimate there would be 6,700 less child deaths per year. In addition it would bring a net annual economic benefit of Tshs 153 billion. More ...

Do they work for us?

The Bunge, Tanzania's Parliament, helps ensure that the country is well governed. This note explores how active different MPs have particiapted in the business of the Bunge. It finds that opposition members are more active than ruling party members, that elected MPs perform better than nominated MPs and that female MPs are less active than male MPs. The note identifies 72 MPs who never asked one basic question and lists the three most and the three least active MPs.

Reforming allowances

A paper produced by Uwazi and Policy Forum looks deeper into the payment of allowances in the public sector and finds that improved service delivery, higher salaries for civil servants and cost savings are all feasible, if the culture of allowances were addressed.

Business enviroment 8 stories

Uwazi and Policy Forum have compiled 8 stories on what it is like for ordinary citizens to make a living in Tanzania's business environment.
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