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 – PWYP recognition of the Government efforts to enhance transparency and accountability in the Extractive sector

HakiRasilimali continues to applaud efforts by the government through the Minister of Minerals and TEITI, by recognizing civil society organisations (CSO) contribution in their role to advocate for transparency and accountability in the mining, oil and natural gas sectors. In particular, noteworthy developments warrant mention CSOs in various spaces, for instance through the Tanzania Extractive […]

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 […]

HakiRasilimali/PWYP in the Library volume 1

The 2018 HakiRasilimali /PWYP volume 1 contains; Analysis reports of the 2018 mining regulations-Mineral Beneficiation, mineral rights, Local content. Analysis of the Tanzania Extractive Industries Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015 Post analysis of the Ministries of Energy and Minerals budget for year 2018/19 Access to Information regulations 2017 A fact sheet on open contracting […]

“Are you a Champion of Open Contracting?

“Achieving Open Government Requires a Country to Put in Place Systems and Mechanisms which need to be reflected in the National Policies, Laws and Institutions”        Jakaya Kikwete Why does it matter in the Tanzania oil, gas and mining sectors? Being a compliant country to EITI standards since 2012, Tanzania’s implementation of the EITI Standard […]


HakiRasilimali is a platform of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working on strategic issues around minerals, oil and gas extraction in Tanzania incorporated as a non-profit company under the Companies Act of 2002 (reg .133413). HakiRasilimali is affiliated to Publish What You Pay (PWYP), a global membership-based coalition of civil society organizations (CSOs) in over forty […]


Siku chache zilizopita, Rais wa Jamuhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, Dk. John Pombe Magufuli aliunda kamati mbili za wataalamu kwa ajili ya kuchunguza taarifa za kuwapo kwa udanganyifu wa kiwango cha madini katika mchanga wa dhahabu (makinikia), ambao umekuwa ukisafirishwa kupelekwa nje ya nchi. Mchanga huo ni ule unaotoka katika migodi ya dhahabu ya Bulyanhulu […]

HAKIRASILIMALI – PWYP Position on Presidential committees’ reports on mineral exports

Recently, the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Dr. John Pombe Magufuli  constituted two high level committees of experts tasked with investigating potential under declaration of mineral content in the exportation of unprocessed mineral concentrates and ores largely from Bulyanhulu and Buzwagi mines both owned by Acacia Mining Plc and to provide recommendations on […]

Training: How best can Tanzania harness natural resources for the realization of its development goals

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)  and REPOA invites members of civil society organizations, policy makers and other extractive industry stakeholders in the country to a training workshop on “How best can Tanzania harness natural resources for the realization of its development goals”. This is a hands-on “learning from practice” 5 day workshop that will focus […]

Past the Tipping Point? Contract Disclosure within EITI

When governments and private sector companies agree to exploit publicly owned natural resources, citizens have the right to know the terms of the resulting deals. These terms are contained in licenses, contracts, regulations and legislation. While regulations and legislation are usually public, licenses and contracts often are not.