Pro-Poor Economic Growth and Environmentally Sustainable Development: Poverty and Environment Initiative Component

The Pro-Poor Economic Growth and Environmentally Sustainable Development project aims at strengthening the existing national planning, budgeting, monitoring at national, sector and local level through key partnership with stakeholders involved in areas of Poverty and Environment Initiative. Between 2014 – 2017 the project focuses more on Enhancing National and District (LGAs) capabilities to mainstream and implement environmental sustainability, poverty reduction, gender and climate change issues into development plans and develop better architecture for financial mechanisms in Tanzania.

ESRF implemented the Pro-poor Economic Growth and Environmentally sustainable Development project in six districts, namely; Bukoba Rural, Bunda, Sengerema, Ikungi, Ileje and Nyasa. The project is coordinated through the President’s Office, Planning Commission and supported jointly with UNDP and UNEP.

  • Student at one of the schools visited during Baseline Study by SIM Electrocom

ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)