The main theme of this conference was “From Gold Rush to Gas Gust: Tanzania in Search for Better Way of Natural Gas Use for Sustainable Human Development”. The Objectives of the Policy Day was to increase knowledge sharing and dialogue between policy makers, practitioners and researchers; to present EfD research on selected themes and discuss its policy relevance in a Tanzanian context; and to inform the EfD research agenda about policy maker’s views on research needs, actions and challenges.
The panel discussion focused on the Political Economy of Natural Resource Exploitation, Propelling Green Industrialization through Natural Gas in Tanzania: The Policy Link, Methane Leakage from Natural Gas: What Do We Need to Know and How Can We Act? Also the discussions included topics titled 'Evidence-Based Research and Policy Review on Oil and Natural Gas Sector in Tanzania' and 'Managing Natural resources for Sustainable Growth and Human Development in Tanzania – The case of extractive industry'. Finally there were panel discussions on the key actions to attain sustainable opportunities and challenges for sustainable natural gas use with national and local benefits for post 2015.
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