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...

Deputy Minister of Finance Reaffirms Government’s Commitment to cut Down Unnecessary Expenditures


* Policy Forum praises plans to do away with unnecessary commemorations which cost the government highly

* Policy Forum praises call for thorough review of all exemptions to ensure unnecessary ones are removed

* Policy Forum urges push to make all exemptions public


Localising the Post 2015 Agenda: What kind of Tanzania do we want?


Tanzanians have been urged to look closely at the relevance of global development goals to the local context if the country is to make substantive inroads to reduce poverty and inequality. This was one of the main sentiments emerging from a breakfast debate entitled: “MDGs and Post 2015 Development Agenda: Where are we and where are we heading?” organised by the Policy Forum.

Policy Forum Local Government Working Group Press Conference on LGA Election For 2014


Members of the Policy Forum Local Government Working Group (LGWG) have proposed that local government elections that were slated for October this year should be postponed and coupled with the 2015 general elections.