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 on enhancing social justice and participation of the people and various stakeholders. On the other hand, ‘Policy and Practice’ to enhance inclusivity of all sections of the population including the poor and the marginalized groups and offer equal opportunities and an equitable distribution of the benefits of industrialization to all.
Jukwaa la Uziduaji scheduled from 24-26 October 2018, brought together more than 300 participants from the Government (Mainland and Zanzibar), Multinationals, CSO, Academia, and local Communities from National, Regional and International levels. The conference was officiated by Minister for Mineral, hon. MP Angellah Kairuki and closed by the Minister of Energy Hon. MP. Dr Kalemani.
Building on the preceding conferences, the Conference aimed at aimed to foster and strengthen effective implementation of different policies, including prioritization and integration of existing interventions in the extractive sector, and accelerate broad-based discussions on inclusive economic growth for poverty alleviation in Tanzania.
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