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2010-12-30 | News

Policy seminars series, workshops

The year 2010 members of the EfDT in collaboration with other members from the Economics department conducted series of policy Seminar/workshops that involves different groups of participants’ at the national as follows:

1. WORKSHOP ON POLICY SENSITIZATION ON PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) TOWARDS IMPLEMENTATION OF MKUKUTA AND MDGs

EfDT members was among the members of the Department of Economics University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs – Poverty Eradication & Empowerment division (PEED), conducted a technical session on Policy Sensitization with focus on key issues related to Public Private Partnership (PPP) in various zones of the country. This workshop took place in Dodoma at St. Gaspar Conference Centre from 20th to 21st September 2010. During the workshop the focus was on deliberations of the PPP Policy as well as the PPP Act towards realization of MKUKUTA II and MDGs goals and objectives. Thus the workshop aims to bring into perspective pertinent issues related to PPP Policy and the Act while learning from global best practices which will bring rapid and sustainable development to the Tanzania economy.

2. PRO-POOR GROWTH TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS The EfDT members and the Department of Economics members in University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs – Poverty Eradication & Empowerment division (PEED), under UNDP support conducted a technical session on Pro- Poor Growth with focus on various themes for higher learning institutions. This training workshop took place in Dodoma at St. Gaspar Conference from 22nd to 25th September 2010. This workshop aims at engaging representatives of research and higher institutes of learning in raising debate on Pro-P oor growth policies in the context of MKUKUTA II implementation. The first day of the workshop was devoted towards reviewing training manuals developed by members of staff before embarking on pro-poor policy training.

 3. MKUKUTA II SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP SERIES OF HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS

EfDT and other members in the Department of Economics of the University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs organised a two day workshop on MKUKUTA II Sensitization workshop Series for Higher learning Institutions. The main idea is to introduce participants on what is new in MKUKUTA II and how things would be done differently in the next five years of implementation. The workshop conducted on 18th December 2010. the Workshop conducted at Kiromo View Hotel in Bagamoyo. The workshop was supported by the UNDP Tanzania Country Office under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.

4. A WORKSHOP ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH
EfDT members and other members of the Department of Economics of the University of Dar es Salaam organized a two day workshop on the Human Development Approach. This workshop follows the launching of the 2010 UNDP Human Development Report which was done in Dar es Salaam on 16th November 2010. The aim of the Workshop was to review the concept and the operationalization of the Human Development Approach and the extent that it can be mainstreamed in the curricular of Institutions of Higher Learning in Tanzania. The workshop conducted on 19th November 2010 and conclude on 20th November 2010. The Venue of the Workshop was Kiromo View Hotel in Bagamoyo. The workshop was supported by the UNDP Tanzania country office under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs. The cost of transport to and from the Venue shall be covered by the Department. You are booked half board at the Kiromo View Hotel and half per diem shall be paid to you to cover expenses in Bagamoyo.