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.

CSO training on the New EITI Standards

Policy Forum in collaboration with the Tanzania Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (TEITI) and Hakimadini have organised a training (2nd to 3rd April 2014) in Arusha aimed at getting northern Tanzania civil society representatives working on extractives issues up to speed with the new EITI standards so as to enhance their ability to hold their government into […]

Government reports efforts in mining, oil and gas management

The government of Tanzania has committed to continue increasing its efforts towards supporting small and medium sized mining enterprises to foster the increase of local content in the mining sector. This was revealed yesterday when the Acting Commissioner for Minerals (Tanzania), Mr. Ally Bondo Samaje was delivering his speech at the national conference on minerals, oil and gas organised by Policy […]