On Monday 04th March, 2019, UONGOZI Institute and UNU-WIDER will launch a collaborative research project to enhance research capacity and advance policy development to respond to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Specifically, the project aims to facilitate the development and implementation of public policies that promote economic transformation and inclusive growth in Tanzania and the Eastern African region.

The event will gather about 30 researchers and experts from the government, academia and civil society. The discussion will focus on five areas, namely macroeconomics, extractives, industrialization, sustainable livelihoods and gender (cross-cutting issue). Exact research topics and a forward-moving plan will be formulated during the workshop.