UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) will held a dialogue to deliberate on ways that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Local Government Authorities (LGAs) can maximise opportunities associated with Special Economic Zone (SEZ) investments. The event will take place on 5 June 2021, in Dar es Salaam. Representatives from government ministries, departments and agencies; LGAs; SMEs; private sector; and research and academic institutions to be in attendance.


Specifically, the dialogue will:

  1. Share knowledge about the type of business activities and investments undertaken in the SEZ schemes.
  2. Explore potential and existing opportunities associated with SEZ investments.
  3. Discuss challenges that debilitate linkages between SEZ investments and the local economy.