UNDP-Tanzania inclusive growth and sustainable livelihoods pillar for 2016-2021 strategy

27 Jan 2017
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Summary

This strategy paper sets out the contours of UNDP Tanzania’s inclusive growth programs for 2016 – 2021.

The overarching goal is to support Tanzania to accelerate inclusive economic growth with a focus on

  • To eradicate extreme poverty,
  •  Promote high quality livelihoods,
  •  And a build a competitive and diversified economy.

Specific objectives.

The specific objectives for UNDP Inclusive Growth support are aligned with the priorities set out in the National Five-Year Development Plan II . Which are

  • To increase use of modern technologies in key growth sectors,
  • To enhance conservation of the environment and natural resources for poverty reduction and economic growth,
  • To develop a harmonized delivering system of social protection,
  • To promote women’s economic empowerment and develop pro-poor value chains.

These objectives are further aligned with the priorities set out in the draft Zanzibar Strategy for Economic and Social Transformation. Which include

  • To modernize agriculture and agro-industry sectors to increase trade,
  • To promote a conducive business environment,
  • To improve social protection schemes, and
  • To promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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