Balancing Infrastructure Development and Community Livelihoods - Briefing Note

Lessons from Mtwara – Dar es Salaam Natural Gas Pipeline

Paper author: 
Dastan Kweka
Paper publication date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

This briefing note summarizes findings from a research study on the impacts from construction of the Mtwara – Dar es Salaam Natural Gas Pipeline on the land rights of displaced communities in Lindi and Mtwara. The study was commissioned by Oxfam in Tanzania and undertaken in February 2016. The research aims at contributing to improvement in the governance of natural resources in Tanzania through highlighting strengths and gaps in policy design and implementation and opportunities for improvement.