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

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Recent activities

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 ([email protected]).

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

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