Medium Term Strategic Plan 2016 -2020.

    The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) has, since its inception in 1994, implemented five phases of its Strategic Plans (1994 - 1997; 1998 - 2001; 2002 - 2006; 2008 - 2011 and 2012 - 2015), whose outputs have contributed to policy formulation and strategic-thinking in Tanzania, as well as in the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). We are proud to note the Foundation’s significant contributions to the development process, including actively supporting sectoral and national strategic medium and long-term planning initiatives. These are represented by the formulation of the National Vision 2025 in 1998-2000, its strategic review in 2011, and most recently strategic reviews of the FYDP I and MKUKUTA II which are intended to provide inputs for the formulation of the FYDP II, as well as costing of the ruling party (CCM) Election Manifesto.

    Also, ESRF was substantially involved in various stages of preparing the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), as well as the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP-MKUKUTA ...

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ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF),Think Tank Initiative of IDRC and The Foundation for Civil Society.