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...

Office Closure for Holiday Season

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Kindly be informed that Policy Forum Secretariat office will be closed for Christmas and New Year Holiday from 22nd December 2014 to 13th January 2015.

The office will be opened and resume its regular activities and operations on Tuesday 13th January 2015.               

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

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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 does VAT and the Tax Administration Bills of 2014 say?

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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.

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