Tag: World Bank

Complex Land Rights Feed ‘Grabbing’ Complaints in Tanzania

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The world’s quest for crops to produce biofuels has triggered a wave of controversial land acquisitions in Tanzania as foreign companies jostle for land that villagers and indigenous people claim as theirs. Aid groups have accused investors backed by the government of grabbing swathes of village land to set up biofuel projects in the country’s […]

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Pinda Urges Protection of Water Sources

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

SUSTAINABILITY of community water projects which the government continues to allocate billions of shillings to the convenience of consumers will be guaranteed through determination by the beneficiaries to protect water sources, conserve the environment and avoid misuse of water funds established in the respective localities. Speaking in Dodoma at the climax of the 26th Water […]

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Primary school enrolment doubles in Mtwara – TASAF

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Number of children enrollment into Standard One in Chawi village, Mtwara district has doubled this year, a credible increase attributed to efforts by the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) . Speaking recently, TASAF Executive Director, Ladislaus Mwamanga said thanks to TASAF projects, villagers can now afford various social services and education for their children is […]

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Tanzania’s private sector boosted

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

News  Saturday, January 18, 2014 DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania– The Tanzanian government efforts to support the private sector by lowering the cost of doing business, have been given a major boost from World Bank. The government has already signed the financial agreement for additional financing to the Private Sector Competitiveness Project (PSCP) with the World […]

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World Bank agrees to support Tanzania

| January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

“With such a focused group of industry shapers participating at the Powering Africa: Tanzania meeting from the 29-31 January), we can’t help but be buoyed by the possible outcomes of the debate.” Simon Gosling, EnergyNet As the World Bank agrees to support Tanzania to strengthen the country’s business environment, international investors flock to the country […]

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EnergyNet’s Powering Africa: Tanzania set for 29 Jan

| January 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

DEVELOPMENT By BiztechAfrica – Jan. 9, 2014, 10:53 a.m. “With such a focused group of industry shapers participating at the Powering Africa: Tanzania meeting from the 29-31 January (http://www.poweringafrica-tanzania.com), we can’t help but be buoyed by the possible outcomes of the debate,” says Simon Gosling of EnergyNet. As the World Bank agrees to support Tanzania […]

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Future Of Tanzania’s Power Sector To Be Addressed

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

 “With such a focused group of industry shapers participating at the Powering Africa: Tanzania meeting from the 29-31 January (http://www.poweringafrica-tanzania.com), we can’t help but be buoyed by the possible outcomes of the debate.” Simon Gosling, EnergyNet.   As the World Bank agrees to support Tanzania to strengthen the country’s business environment, international investors flock to the country […]

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Tanzania to get 95.8bn/- from World Bank to support land ownership reform

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania to get 95.8bn/- from World Bank to support land ownership reform Details Published on Wednesday, 01 January 2014 03:20 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter Hits: 45 TANZANIA is set to receive about 95.8bn/- (US$60.2 million ) from the World Bank to strengthen the business environment with particular focus on land administration reforms and improved […]

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Tanzania: World Bank Supports Land Ownership Reform and Better Access to …

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Washington — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved funds to strengthen the business environment in Tanzania, with actions focused on land administration reform and improved access to financial services, to spur economic growth and improve shared prosperity for the country’s population, especially for the most vulnerable. The US$60.2 million Additional Financing to […]

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Bold Measures Needed to Address Extreme Poverty

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dodoma — IT is Friday evening at a famous pub at Makumbusho where everybody is glued to a television set. Among the top news items in one of the local channel is about World Bank seeing higher economic growth in Tanzania. Somebody switched the channel to one showing the state funeral of South African first […]

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