THE DOWNFALL OF ACACIA MINING PLC IN TANZANIA”: WILL TANZANIA GET A BETTER DEAL?

By virtue of article 27 of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania “every person has the duty to protect the natural resources of United Republic of Tanzania (URT)” and by virtue of section 4(1) of the Permanent Sovereignty Act of 2017 providing that; “The people of United Republic of Tanzania shall have a […]

HAKIRASILIMALI ANALYSIS OF THE MINERAL AND ENERGY MINISTRIES FOR YEAR 2019/20

The Tanzania’s extractive sector (oil, minerals and natural gas) is an important sector that is critical in catalyzing the country’s economic growth. Available statistics indicate that the sector accounts for almost 5 per cent (2018)of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) while National Development projections estimates show that by 2025 the extractive sector’s contribution to the […]

Jukwaa la Uziduaji Communique 2018

The Tanzania Extractive Industries Conference 2018 (Jukwaa La Uziduaji) was organized by HakiRasilimali and its member organizations. For 2018, this conference was part of the broader CSO week that slated from 22-26 October 2018.Under the theme Industrialization Drive in Tanzania: People, Policy and Practice.” The week’s theme focused on ‘People’ to ensure that industrialization drive and processes focus […]

Parliamentarians urge for transparency and accountability in the extractive sector

Members of Energy and Minerals Committee of the Tanzania Parliament urged for transparency and accountability for effective management of the country’s natural resources (mining, oil and gas) during an engagement meeting organized by HakiRasilimali in collaboration with Policy Forum held on November 8th, 2018, Dodoma. Members of the committee claimed that transparency in the extractive […]

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 5TH TANZANIA EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES CONFERENCE

We, HakiRasilimali, a platform of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working on strategic issues around minerals, oil and gas extraction in Tanzania, having shared experiences on the problems facing Tanzania and other African countries at the 5th Tanzania Extractive Industries Conference held in Dodoma on the 2nd and 3rd of November, 2017: Affirm that resources of […]

Tanzania Extractive Industries Conference 2017-#TEIC2017

The Tanzania Extractive Industries Conference- TEIC is the principle space for CSOs working on  strategic issues around mining, oil and natural gas extraction with other relevant stakeholders  meet to critically discuss, exchange experiences, and learn from one another in order to advance transparency and accountability agenda in extractive industries in Tanzania. For the First time, […]

Report:Balancing Infrastructure Development and Community Livelihoods

Discovery of significant quantities of natural gas in Tanzania since 2010 has necessitated the construction of relevant infrastructure-pipelines, processing plants and gas to electricity plants-to monetize the resource. While the discovery presents enormous potential for lifting Tanzania out of poverty and improving energy security. Such infrastructure projects are also associated with risk to community livelihood. […]