The main objective of the study is to enhance the impacts of the EC's
development assistance on poverty alleviation through increased
attention to the role of the environment in the livelihoods of the rural
poor in its country development strategies. The research was based on
the analytical framework by Reed (2004). It is based on three case
studies: a road transport project in Shinyanga region, a fishery project
in Mwanza region and coastal marine resources in Dar es Salaam region.
The research involved review of documents, fieldwork and data analysis
at local / meso, and national levels. Fieldwork involved site visits,
interviews, focused group discussions, and interviews with key
The report begins with an introduction and then chapters including:
background, objectives of the study, study area and methodology, the
case study of the road project in Shinyanga, the case study of the
fishery sector in Mwanza region, the case sutdy of marine resources,
opportunities and impediments, and conclusions and recommendations.
Mainstreaming Poverty - Environment Linkages in theEuropean Union’s Development Assistance in Tanzania, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Brussels and Washington, D.C., x + 126 pp.
Mainstreaming Poverty - Environment Linkages in the European Union’s Development Assistance in Tanzania.