Country: Tanzania

Voices from Tanzania – case studies on Business & Human Rights (Volume 3)

April 1, 2021

The Voices from Tanzania series supports local field-based studies into business and human rights topics in Tanzania. This third volume presents five cases studies that focus on the human rights impact of large-scale infrastructure projects. Download this publication in pdf Pakua muhtasari kwa kiswahili The studies assessed the human rights impact of 3 energy supply projects– the East African Crud


Delve country profile Tanzania

The mining sector in Tanzania, Delve Country Profile

November 19, 2020

In partnership with Delve, IPIS produced a profile of the ASM sector in Tanzania. The Country Profile compiles information on the mining governance framework, provides data on key ASM minerals and analyses the contribution of artisanal mining to the SDGs.


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The impact of Covid-19 on artisanal mining communities in northern Tanzania

August 4, 2020

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, IPIS closely monitors the impact of the pandemic on 3T+G mines and national supply chains in Tanzania, the Central African Republic (CAR) and the DR Congo. Through structured quantitative and qualitative data collection, IPIS measures the impact on a large amount of mining sites. IPIS is working through its long-established network of local surveyors wh


Voices from Tanzania – case studies on Business and Human Rights (vol. 2). Land rights and environment.

June 15, 2020

The second volume of “Voices from Tanzania” presents four cases studies that focus on “land rights and environment”.  Download this publication in pdf Pakua muhtasari kwa kiswahili   The studies are conducted by Tanzanian civil society organisations Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) , HakiArdhi (the Land Rights Research and Resources Institute), Tanzania Women Empowerment in Action (T


Second Multi-Stakeholder Conference on BHR Tanzania

Report on the Second Multi-stakeholder Conference on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania

March 18, 2020

This report presents a summary of the outcomes of the Second Multi-stakeholder Conference on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania which was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the 18th of March 2020, at Seascape Hotel. The conference was part of the project “Improving, monitoring, research and dialogue on business and human rights in Tanzania”, which aims at building local and natio


Piloting a digital stakeholder engagement platform for Tanzania’s mining sector: Incident tracking & mobile surveys

October 31, 2019

As part of a project on mining and human rights, IPIS undertook a large-scale mobile data collection exercise on operational, socio-economic and human rights aspects of artisanal and industrial mining in northwest Tanzania. Building on this baseline data gathered in the first phase of this project on the nature, scope and impact of artisanal and small-scale mining and local community perceptions o


Dissecting the social license to operate: Local community perceptions of industrial mining in northwest Tanzania

August 28, 2019

Discussions on industrial mining often revolve around the sector’s contribution to domestic revenue generation. The local impact on the rural communities wherein most of these companies operate receives much less attention. To bring the voices of these communities to the centre of the debate, IPIS conducted surveys on community perspectives in 32 villages nearby six industrial mines in northwest T


Voices from Tanzania – case studies on Business and Human Rights (vol. 1)

April 24, 2019

“Voices from Tanzania – case studies on Business and Human Rights (Volume 1)” presents five studies on pertinent corporate human rights issues in Tanzania as conducted by Business and Human Rights Tanzania (BHRT), the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG), Governance Links Tanzania, the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) and IPIS’ project manager in Tanzania. The case studies


Report on the first Multi-Stakeholder Meeting on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania

March 21, 2019

This report presents a summary of the outcomes of the conference titled “Multi Stakeholder Conference on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania” which was held in Dodoma, Tanzania on the 21st of March 2019, at Royal Village Hotel. The conference was part of the project “Improving, monitoring, research and dialogue on business and human rights in Tanzania”, which aims at building local and national


Maps of Tanzania

Mapping artisanal and small-scale mining in northwest Tanzania

January 25, 2019

IPIS has undertaken an unprecedented mobile data collection campaign, mapping 450 artisanal and small-scale mining and processing sites in northwest Tanzania. This serves to improve the evidence based on the sector, and contribute to a balanced understanding of its nature, scope and impact in Tanzania. Download the  Report Visit the  Interactive Webmap Download the  full resolution static map (A0)


Arms Trade Corridors to Burundi

May 5, 2017

Burundi has seen a period of unrest following the failed coup d’état by a Burundian general in May 2015. In order to better understand the situation, IPIS drafted a new map entitled ‘Arms transport to Burundi’, which puts the 2015 unrest in the geographical perspective of the Great Lakes region and in the relevant timeframe covering 2008 to 2015. The map highlights two important factors in the rec


Thorns amongst the roses. A Cross-country analysis of human rights issues in flower farms in East Africa

December 31, 2015

Floriculture is one of Africa’s most lucrative export sectors and can bring significant benefits to producer communities, but only where operations are conducted in a manner that is sustainable and respectful of the rights of workers and communities. Thorns Amongst the Roses summarises the human rights impacts that the International Peace Information Service (IPIS), the Global Horticultural Worker


IPIS Tanzania

Business & Human Rights in Tanzania: what’s on the agenda?

March 26, 2015

On 18 and 19 August 2014, IPIS organised a workshop on Business and Human Rights in close cooperation with the Tanzanian national human rights institution, the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance. The workshop, which took place in Dar es Salaam, was designed and facilitated by IPIS researchers, Anna Bulzomi and Gabriella Wass, together with Business & Human Rights Resource Centre r


L’Afrique révise les contrats miniers

July 23, 2008

Download in pdf or open with issuu reader. http://issuu.com/ipisresearch/docs/l_afrique_r__vise_les_contrats_mini


Wapentrafieken in de regio van de grote meren: Tanzania

June 2, 2005

Aan IPIS, vzw werd gevraagd een studie te maken over de problematiek van de illegale wapentrafieken in de regio van de grote meren, en de repercussies voor het Belgisch buitenlands beleid. Aansluitend bij de politieke actualiteit werd de kwestie van de licentie verstrekt door het Waals Gewest aan New Lachaussée voor de levering van een productielijn voor munitie in Tanzania als concreet voorbeeld


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