ESRF officially launches its Medium Term Strategic Plan 2016 - 2020.

    The Guest of Honor Ms. Amina Shabani, the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Planning cutting a ribbon to mark official launching of ESRF’s Medium Term Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020. On her left is Dr. Tausi Mbaga Kida, ED ESRF and on her far right Mr. Charles Singili, Member of the Board of Trustees, ESRF

    On 9th, November, 2016 the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) launched its Medium Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) 2016 – 2010 being the sixth in a roll from the establishment of the Foundation in 1994.

    The Guest of Honor Ms. Amina Shabani, the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Planning(Middle) showing ESRF’s Medium Term Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020 after the Official Launching On her left is Dr. Tausi Mbaga Kida, ED ESRF and on her far right Mr. Charles Singili, Member of the Board of Trustees, ESRF

    The launching ceremony moderated by Professor Samuel Wangwe was officiated by Ms. Amina H. Shabani, the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Planning representing Mr. Doto James, the Permanent Secretary of the same Ministry. The colourful event was held at the Economic and Social Research Foundation Conference Hall attracting participants from the government and its agencies, academia, development partners, private sector, civil society and the media.

    In her speech, the Guest of Honor lauded ESRF for the MTSP since it has priority issues for research and capacity development areas which will assist the government in implementing its works “, I have also noted that in the Strategic Plan that we are launching today, the ESRF has positioned herself to play a leading role in supporting the Government in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Tanzania” she said.

    During the launch, there were a presentation delivered by Dr. Oswald Mashindano, the Principal Research Associate, ESRF covering MTSP themes and sub themes to give the participants the broader picture of the strategic plan as well as questions from participants and answers and some clarifications from ESRF’s Heads of Departments.

    The ESRF’s sixth Medium Term Strategic Plan contains seven Core Research Themes and twenty six sub themes. The Core themes are; Inclusive growth, Employment and Industrialization, Governance and Accountability, Globalization and Regional Integration, Social Services Delivery Social Protection, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Knowledge Management and Social Innovation, Implementing Sustainable development Goals (SDGs)

    The Medium Term Strategic Plan is prepared in a way of showing the Foundation’s roadmap by setting out priorities and plans, as well as providing contextual justification of those priorities in a comprehensive and coherent manner.




    Last updated on 2016-11-10




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