Policy Forum is incorporated as a non-profit company under the Companies Act of 2002. The Policy Forum (PF) is a network of 76 Tanzanian civil society organisations established in 2003 and drawn together by their specific interest in augmenting the voice of ordinary citizens to influence policy processes that help in poverty reduction, equity and democratization with a specific focus on public...

Policy Forum in Mombasa for Social Audit field visit


This month, 10 of Policy Forum's members and staff will be attending a week-long field visit to Kenya to participate in a social audit exercise from the 12th to 19th of July 2008. Social Auditing is a method of monitoring accountability of public institutions through the verification of public service delivery projects and programmes and their implementation at the community, constituency or local authority level.

Policy Forum’s collaboration with Office of Parliament underway


Policy Forum’s planned collaboration with Office of Parliament for the year 2008 commenced this month with a series of sessions with Members of Parliament, parliamentary staff and members of civil society organisations.

Tanzania Forest Working Group launches Mama Misitu


Seventeen non-governmental organisations today signed a milestone agreement to launch the Mama Misitu campaign, aimed at tackling corruption and mismanagement in Tanzania’s forestry sector.

Professor Wangari Maathai, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace, formally launched the campaign in Dar es Salaam.