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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The PWYP Tanzania coalition is currently being revamped, a process that is due to be completed by the summer of 2015.
The coalition seeks an Interim Steering Committee as well as an Interim National Coordinator. For more information, please download the TORs here (Interim Steering Committee) and here (Interim National Coordinator). If you have any questions please get in touch with Carol Kiangura (firstname.lastname@example.org).