Call for applications: Fundamentals of Community led Advocacy in Mining, Oil and Gas Governance

Background The extractive sector in Tanzania and East Africa in general is expanding and projected to be a major contributor to the national economy and rural livelihoods. Despite this potential, the sector experiences a range of challenges including environmental, social, cultural, and human rights which all negatively affect equitable sharing of the benefits accrued from […]

5 YEAR BUDGET TRENDS FOR THE MINISTRY OF MINERALS IN ALIGMENT TO THE REALIZATION OF THE FIVE-YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN (FYDP II 2016/17 to 2020/21

BACKGROUND & INTRODUCTION: The Tanzania Development Vision 2025 (TDV 2025) was developed in the late 1990s in order to guide the economic and social development determinations up to the year 2025. The Vision has been implemented through the Long-Term Perspective Plan (2011/12 – 2025/26) sequenced in three phases[1][2][3][4] to ensure that available national resources are […]

Wadau wa madini waishukuru serikali kwa hatua ya kununua dhahabu kutoka kwa wachimbaji wadogo

Na HakiRasilimali Wadau wa sekta ya madini nchini wameishukuru serikali ya awamu ya tano chini ya uongozi wa Rais John Magufuli kwa hatua yake ya kutangaza kwamba itanunua dhahabu kutoka kwa wachimbaji wadogo ikiwa lengo ni kunusuru biashara zao zilizoathirika kutokana na ugonjwa wa corona (Covid-19). Naibu Waziri wa Wizara ya Madini Stanslaus Nyongo hivi […]

WHY IS THE GOVERNMENT AND THE PARLIAMENT SILENT OVER BARRICK NEW DEAL?

  Today 13th September 2019, Acacia Mining Plc and its operations have become fully part of Barrick Gold Corporation. Surprisingly, the Parliament and all other oversight bodies have been SILENT to respond or react to the matter. For instance, taking into consideration Section 12 of the Natural Wealth and Resources (Permanent Sovereignty) Act 2017 and Section […]

MATARAJIO NA MAPENDEKEZO YA HAKIRASILIMALI-PWYP KUHUSU BAJETI YA WIZARA YA MADINI MWAKA WA FEDHA 2018/19

UTANGULIZI Sekta ya uziduaji (madini, mafuta na gesi asilia) ni kichocheo kwa ukuaji wa uchumi wa nchi. Kwa ukubwa wake, sekta hii inakadiriwa kuwa na thamani ya shilingi za Kitanzania milioni 4,975,991. Na huchangia asilimia 4.8 ya Pato la Taifa. Kwa sababu hii, sisi HakiRasilimali-PWYP, jukwaa la Asasi za Kiraia linalochambua sera na kufanya uchechemuzi […]

ANALYSIS OF THE NATURAL RESOURCE WEALTH BILLS-2017

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 […]

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 […]