Natural resources include hydroelectric potential, coal, iron, gemstones, gold, natural gas, nickel, diamonds and crude oil potential. Tanzania is sub-Saharan Africa’s fourth gold producer and gold accounts for 90% of mineral exports. Exploration in Tanzania’s petroleum sector has increased and there are around a dozen companies operating in Tanzania with oil and gas related concerns.

Sources: RWI, US State Gov

EITI Status: Compliant country
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Bubelwa Kaiza
National Coordinator
Off University Road
Dar es Salaam
Tel. +255 784 410 939

Recent activities

June 2013 - The Tanzania EITI report analysis training group, supported by PWYP member Fordia, published an analysis of Tanzania’s reconciled EITI reports. Download the analysis.

June 2013 - Tanzania EITI’s third reconciliation report was published. Download it.

17 December 2021 - PWYP Tanzania publish a paper analysing Tanzania’s draft natural gas policy law (PDF).

Coalition members

African International Group of Politic Risk Analysis
Agenda Participation 2000
Arusha NGO Network (ANGONET)
Beach Management Unit Bukoba
Chama cha Walemavu Tanzania (CHAWATA)
Civic Education Tanzania Trust
ExtraJournos Network
Forum on Anti-Corruption Initiative in Tanzania–Trust (FAITA – Trust)
Kigoma Development Initiatives
Kigoma Kasulu NGOs Network
Lake Tanganyika Development and Relief Organisation (TADERO)
Lawyers’ Environmental Team
Legal and Human Rights Centre
Lindi Support Agency for Welfare
Mtwara Region NGOs Network
Multi-Environmental Society
Nindai Poverty Alleviation Association
Norwegian Church Aid
Shirikisho la Vyama vya Watu Wenye Ulemavu Tanzania
Swiss Aid Tanzania
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA)
Tanzania Volunteering Centre
The Concern for Development Initiatives in Africa
The Leadership Forum
The National Muslim Council of Tanzania (BAKWATA)
Traditional Fishing Group Bukoba