Policy Forum is a network of NGOs incorporated as a non-profit company under the Companies Act of 2002. Our growing membership currently includes over 100 non-governmental organizations registered in Tanzania. We are drawn together by our specific interest in influencing policy processes to enhance poverty reduction, equity and democratization.We strive to increase informed civil society...

CSO STATEMENT: Power sector fraud tests the Tanzanian government’s integrity and accountability


Following the recent tabling and discussion of the Controller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on the Independent Power Tanzania Limited (IPTL) Tegeta Escrow Account (TEA) in parliament and the subsequent public outcry regarding revelations of unprecedented fraud, we, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)  wish to communicate our joint position on the controversy.

Tax Reforms in Tanzania: what do the VAT and the Tax Administration Bills of 2014 say?


VAT is very crucial and one of the leading sources of revenue collection as compared to other sources of taxation payable by a large number of people and has to be made efficient as possible, it has been learnt.

Policy Forum Board and Staff Retreat


Kindly be informed that Policy Forum offices will be closed for our Annual Retreat from Monday December 1st to Friday 5th December, 2014 (the entire staff will be in Mwanza).

The office will be opened and resume regular activity and operations on Monday 8th December 2014.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience that this may cause.