BMI says that while exports are likely to grow in 2018 because of improved harvests and a probable increase in gold exports, a substantial import bill will likely outweigh any increase in foreign revenues as capital goods and services are imported from abroad to supply various infrastructure projects such as the standard gauge railway project.
Maasai tribeswomen gather at a village on the outskirts of the Serengeti, in northern Tanzania, Aug. 12, 2013. Commercial deals in agribusiness, tourism and mining have displaced thousands of people in Tanzania and Mozambique over the last decade, according to the World Resources Institute.
"We believe it's better to make a big change in a small place than a small change in a big place," said Boulder resident Bruce Pelz, who cofounded the Maji Safi Group several years ago. (Courtesy of Maji Safi Group
Researcher and Head of Programmes at Hakielimu, Boniventura Godfrey (Centre) makes a point on the importance of public participation in the budget process at a breakfast talk in Dar es Salaam organised by the Policy Forum on Thursday. Left is Kigoma MP Zitto Kabwe. Photo: Courtesy of the Policy Forum.