The project will benefit some 1.4 million Tanzanians, of which nearly half are women, the
The Danish foreign aid agency, DANIDA, will also provide an additional
"The project supports the establishment of well-functioning and productive urban centers in
Launched in 2010, the original TSCP project notched significant gains including better fiscal management at local government levels, improved urban governance and planning, construction of first-ever sanitary landfills as well as storm drains, bus terminals and street lights.
The project includes support for a new urban management tool (the Local Government Revenue Collection Information System, 'LGRCIS') that uses a GIS platform and will support local governments tax reporting, revenue collection, operations and maintenance, urban planning, permitting and land management systems.
Dongier said the modernized system allows online payments including via mobile phones. This system will improve how local governments collect taxes, with significant gains in transparency, accountability, and customer-focused timely responses.
"Yet, institutional capacity and access to basic infrastructure has lagged significantly. This project will support the Government of
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