In 1996, Lesley Ann Foster set up a women’s support centre in South Africa, where incidents of violence against women and girls remain one of the highest in the world, despite human rights laws passed by the government.
With a array of natural sights, Tanzania is a tourist magnet. Revenues from the travel industry, as well as gold mining, have spurred high overall economic growth rates. However, Tanzania remains one of the world’s poorest countries in terms of per capita income.
The Africa conference on rule of law and development opened in Dar es Salaam yesterday with over 140 delegates attending, including two former Presidents of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa and Jayak Kikwete.
This week, ministers, judges, senior African policymakers and legal practitioners will meet in Dar es Salaam to consider how to strengthen the rule of law as a driver of development.
African policymakers, government officials, legal experts and civil society leaders will meet in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from June 1-2 to discuss the rule of law as a driver for sustainable development on the continent.
As the World Bank’s annual meeting on Land and Poverty got underway in Washington DC, representatives of governments, civil society, academia, the development community and private sector discussed land policy, challenges, and the latest research on land governance
Tanzania's first national Rule of Law Stakeholders' Forum, organized by IDLO, is taking place in Dar es Salaam on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 December.
Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia are rich in forests, land and minerals, but have struggled to derive development benefits from these natural resources. Although land use investments can activate economic, social and environmental progress (such as local employment creation, wealth generation and infrastructure establishment), positive development outcomes are not automatic.