Extractive Industries Related Bills: The Tanzania CSO Extractive Industries Working Group Position

On June 16th, 2015, the Government of Tanzania tabled in parliament three bills related to extractive industries under Certificates of Urgency. The bills are The Tanzania Extractive Industries (Transparency and Accountability) Act 2015, The Oil and Gas Revenue Management Act 2015 and The Petroleum Act 2015. To this effect, we the undersigned Civil Society Organizations […]

Tanzania Extractive Industries (Transparency and Accountability) Act, 2015

This Bill intends to introduce the Tanzania Extractive Industries, Transparency and Accountability Act, for the purpose of establishing  the Extractive Industries, Transparency and Accountability Committee whose prime duty is to ensure that there is transparency and accountability in extractive industry. In securing transparency and accountability of extractive industries, this Bill responds to challenges faced by […]

Leaked Statoil addendum demonstrates how confidentiality intensifies controversy

Following the recent significant discovery of natural gas in Tanzania, the country has emerged as a potential large gas producer in East Africa, generating substantial interest from citizens, civil society and politicians regarding the prospects for the resource to propel the nation’s economic development. The government, to its credit, has embarked on a series of […]

Tanzanian CSOs in support of the European Union’s proposed rules on Mandatory disclosure on Extractives and logging

WE, the undersigned Tanzanian Civil Society Organizations virtually convened on 13th March, 2012 to discuss the proposed EU regulations on mandatory disclosure on extractives and logging and its implications to the governance of Tanzanian oil, gas, mineral and forest sectors. RE-AFFIRM our commitment to promote transparent, effective and efficient management of extractive resources in practice beyond […]