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Resilience and Poverty Escapes
Projects | February 2018
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Understanding and supporting sustained pathways out of extreme poverty and deprivation
Research reports and studies | February 2018 | Lucia Dacorta, Flora Kessy, John Massito, Remidius Ruhinduka, Alex Simons, Yisak Tafere and Tassew Woldehanna
This study is a synthesis of the research in Ethiopia, Rwanda and Tanzania on sustained poverty escapes and poverty dynamics.
Understanding and supporting sustained pathways out of extreme poverty and deprivation: Tanzania
Research reports and studies | February 2018 | Flora Lucas Kessy, Kim Kayunze, Iddy Mayumana, Judith Samwel Kahamba, Remidius Ruhinduka, John Massito and Abel Songole
These studies focus on the pathways of sustained escapes out of poverty under both a qualitative and quantitative approach.
The phase-out of second-hand clothing imports: what impact for Tanzania?
Working and discussion papers | October 2017 | Linda Calabrese, Neil Balchin, Maximiliano Mendez-Parra
Using trade data and information from exporters, this study produces the first estimate of disaggregated imports of second-hand clothing in Tanzania.
Better urban growth in Tanzania: a preliminary exploration of the opportunities and challenges
Working and discussion papers | August 2017 | Leah Worrall, Sarah Colenbrander, Ian Palmer, Fortunata Makene, Desmond Mushi, Tausi Kida, Mussa Martine and Nick Godfrey
This report provides an overview of the institutional, policy and financing landscape shaping Tanzania’s urban areas.
Improving local governance and service delivery
Public event | 22 June 2017 10:00 - 11:30 GMT+1 (BST)
This event explores the latest debates, evidence and practice on social accountability, civil society advocacy and local government service delivery.
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What drives reform? Making sanitation a political priority in secondary cities
Research reports and studies | January 2017 | Clare Cummings, Ian Langdown, Tom Hart and Mariana Matoso, with John Lubuva and Hilda Kisela
Using lessons learnt from history, this report outlines how secondary cities in Tanzania and elsewhere can improve urban sanitation.
Good governance, local government, accountability and service delivery in Tanzania
Working and discussion papers | October 2016 | Anna Mdee and Lisa Thorley
This paper sets out the context of good governance, local governance, accountability and local service delivery in Tanzania.
What policy lessons can be learnt from cases of pro-poorest growth?
Working and discussion papers | July 2016 | Andrew Shepherd, Chiara Mariotti and Laura Rodriguez-Takeuchi
This comparative analysis argues that pro-poorest growth is likely to be necessary to achieve the first SDGoal target of eradicating extreme poverty.
Measuring subjective household resilience: insights from Tanzania
Working and discussion papers | June 2016 | Lindsey Jones and Emma Samman
Could using a subjective approach to measuring household resilience be useful? This paper offers insights from a survey carried out in Tanzania.
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