Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 Tanzania Five-Year Development Plan

The plan implements Tanzania's development agenda as contained in the Development Vision... The plan implements Tanzania's development agenda as contained in the Development Vision 2025, and it aims to eradicate poverty and allow Tanzania to achieve the status of middle-income country. The plan underlines the importance of private sector development in order to boost growth, and it sets four main priority areas: agriculture; industry; human resources development; and tourism and financial services.

2011 UNDAP 2011-2015

The United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) builds on national development policies... The United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) builds on national development policies and on the Millennium Development Goals. It supports and contributes to the three policy clusters of Tanzania’s national agenda: 1) economic growth and poverty reduction; 2) quality of life and social well-being; 3) governance, emergencies and refugees.

2009 Tanzania Trade Integration Strategy

The Tanzania Trade Integration Strategy provides a framework to coordinate and strengthen... The Tanzania Trade Integration Strategy provides a framework to coordinate and strengthen the ownership of trade sector development in Tanzania, and a mapping of current development needs and priorities. It is an update of the Tanzania DTIS Action Matrix and it focuses on enhancing Tanzania's capacity to manage trade policy, trade strategy and aid-for-trade formulation and implementation processes, while expanding a competitive export supply of goods and services in Tanzania.

2007 Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction

The strategy describes the current status of poverty in Tanzania and provides... The strategy describes the current status of poverty in Tanzania and provides an economic overview of the country. Hence, it outlines the framework of the strategy and sets the three main strategic clusters: 1) growth and reduction of income poverty; 2) social services and well-being; 3) good governance and national unity.

2005 Diagnostic Trade Integration Study - United Republic of Tanzania

The Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) underlines the great improvement in export... The Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) underlines the great improvement in export and economic performance experienced by the United Republic of Tanzania over the last 15 years, and it outlines future policies to address economy wide and sector-specific issues. In particular, the study deals with key factors affecting trade integration such as the country’ macroeconomic environment and competitiveness, the national trade policy, market access and trade preferences, quality of institutions for trade policy and export development, the establishment of export processing zone, and the enforcement of sanitary and phytosanitary standards, the improvement of the transport system and of customs procedures. The study also analyses supply side constraints in specific manufacturing and agricultural sectors with high export potential.

Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Fisheries, Floriculture, Horticulture, Spices, Tea, Tourism Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Fisheries, Floriculture, Horticulture, Spices, Tea, Tourism

2005 National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty - Tanzania

The strategy envisages three main cluster goals, with specific targets and strategies.... The strategy envisages three main cluster goals, with specific targets and strategies. The three goals are: 1) growth of the economy and reduction of income poverty; 2) improvement of quality of like and social well-being; 3) enhancement of governance and accountability. The document also provides an overview of current issues related to poverty in Tanzania and the main challenges in its reduction.

2005 UNDAF United Republic of Tanzania 2007-2010

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the Millennium... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals and with the main national planning policies, and in particular with the Tanzania Vision 2025, Zanzibar Vision 2020, the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty, and the Zanzibar Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty. Hence, it focuses on the reduction of income poverty, the improvement of governance, accountability and national unity, the increase of well-being and social services.

2004 Leather Export Strategy

The strategy aims to increase and improve exports of leather and leather... The strategy aims to increase and improve exports of leather and leather goods in Tanzania by restructuring the value-chain and moving towards higher value-addition. The final goal is to increase the value of annual exports to US$ 32 million by 2009 (from the 2004 value of US$ 14 million) and to create 4000-5000 new jobs. To achieve this objective, the strategy carries out a SWOT analysis of the leather sector in Tanzania, and it outlines the sector’s institutional profile, exporters’ profile, and competitive profile. Hence, it provides policy recommendations focusing on three key issues: governance, value addition and capacity development, and sector coordination.

Footwear, Hides and Skins, Leather, Leather Industry Footwear, Hides and Skins, Leather, Leather Industry

2004 Zanzibar Investment Policy

The strategy aims to creating conditions to promote the inflow of Foreign... The strategy aims to creating conditions to promote the inflow of Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) into Zanzibar's economy, so as to achieve the objectives enclosed in the Zanzibar Vision 2020. The document provides an overview of the current economic and social situation in Zanzibar, focusing in particular on specific sectors. The development policy of the policy are to improve social and macroeconomic stability, raise economic growth and per capita income, build a diversified and semi-industrialized economy, enhance human capital, attain peace, political stability and the rule of law, and create a friendly environment for development.

Agro-Processing Industry, Crops, Crops, Crops, Crops, Fisheries, Information Communication Technology, Livestock,... Agro-Processing Industry, Crops, Crops, Crops, Crops, Fisheries, Information Communication Technology, Livestock, Marine product processing, Regional Financial and Business Services, Tourism

2003 National Information and Communications Technology Policy

The strategy underlines the importance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in fostering... The strategy underlines the importance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in fostering national development both as an industry itself and in supporting the development of other economic activities. It provides an overview of the current status of ICT in Tanzania and it sets objectives, challenges and policy statements. In particular, focus is given to the creation of an ICT industry and infrastructures, to the development of human capital and the establishment of an good institutional and regulatory framework.

Information Communication Technology Information Communication Technology

2003 National Trade Policy

The National Trade Policy aims to promote Tanzania’s integration into the world... The National Trade Policy aims to promote Tanzania’s integration into the world economy and to counter the trend of marginalization experienced in the last period. It provides an overview of the current economic and institutional situation and it outlines the main constraints and challenges to be faced in shaping the national trade policy. Finally, it sets the main policy instruments and priority sectors, outlining the implementation framework and action plan.

2002 Small and Medium Enterprise Development Policy

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Development Policy aims to foster the... The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Development Policy aims to foster the development of SMEs as a main source of employment and income generation in Tanzania. It focuses on reforming the legal and regulatory framework, developing physical infrastructure, delivering business development services, facilitating access to finance, boosting rural industrialization and dealing with cross cutting issues such as environment, gender and disadvantaged groups, HIV-AIDS.

2000 Zanzibar Vision 2020

The Zanzibar Vision 2020 constitutes the long-term policy agenda for reform in... The Zanzibar Vision 2020 constitutes the long-term policy agenda for reform in the island of Zanzibar. It aims to increase Zanzibar's participation into the world economy, improve governance, transparency and democracy, diversify, stabilize and semi-industrialize the economy. The Vision’s target is to reach a 10% per annum growth rate and become a middle-income country by 2020.

1999 Tanzania Development Vision 2025

The Development Vision 2025 aims to prepare Tanzania for the challenges posed... The Development Vision 2025 aims to prepare Tanzania for the challenges posed by the 21st century, outlining the future national agenda and providing an overview of past policy experiences. The main objectives of the strategy are: 1) to achieve high livelihoods quality and a good quality of life for all; 2) to enhance good governance and the rule of law; 3) to build a strong and resilient economy able to withstand global competition. To achieve these goals, the Development Vision focuses on creating a developmental mindset and empowering culture, enhancing competence and competitiveness, establishing good governance and the rule of law.