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Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)


To become a regional and international centre of excellence In capacity development for policy analysis and development management, policy research, and policy dialogue by Year 2015


Advancing knowledge to the public and private sector entities through sound policy research findings, capacity development and by advocating good development management practices

Specific objectives
  • To undertake policy research and analysis to increase stakeholders' knowledge on major issues affecting society
  • To strengthen capacity for policy research analysis and mainstream democratic governance through innovative capacity development initiatives such as training, outreach programmes, policy dialogue,
  • To increase the awareness of national decision-makers on specific policy issues that affect communities.
  • To facilitate debate and discourse on issues pertinent to the national development
  • To encourage national, regional and international networking and the creation of social capital around policy issues
  • To host national, regional and international policy research professionals and programmes
FANRPAN stakeholders
  • Government
  • Universities and Research Institutions
  • Private Sector
  • NGOs
  • Farmers Associations
  • UN Agencies
FANRPAN Node Steering Committee
Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperative Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Natural Resource and Tourism Permanent Secretary
Parliament of Tanzania, Chairperson for Agriculture Livestock and Water Committee  
Agricultural Council of Tanzania Executive Director, Mrs Bitegeko
MVIWATA (Defender of Farmer's Interests by Farmers Themselves) Chairperson
Research on Poverty Alleviation Executive Director, Prof. Joseph Semboja
Sokoine University of Agriculture Prof. Andrew Temu
Tanzania Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture Vice President Agriculture, Mr Isaac Dallushi
Media Council of Tanzania Chairperson
Tanzania Association of NGOs Executive Director
Economic and Social Research Foundation Ms Vivian Kazi
FANRPAN country node contact
Dr Bohelo Lunogelo
Tel: (255-22) 2760260 / 2760751 / 2760752 / 2760758
Fax: (255-22) 2760062
Name of hosting institution: Economic and Social Research Foundation
Physical Address: 51 Uporoto Street, Ursino Estates
Postal Address: P.O Box 31226, Dar es Salaam

Ministry of Agriculture

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COMESA-EAC-SADC Climate Change Tripartite Programme

Competence Platform on Energy, Crop & Agro-forestry Systems and Semi-arid Ecosystems Africa (COMPETE)

Improving Nutrition Outcomes Through Optimized Agricultural Investments (ATONU)

Learning, Communicating and Advocating for Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA)

Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: Targeting the Most Vulnerable

Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) support to FANRPAN

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