Balancing Infrastructure Development and Community Livelihoods

Lessons from Mtwara – Dar es Salaam Natural Gas Pipeline

Paper author: 
Aikande Kwayu (Ph.D), Godfrey Telli (Ph.D), Mr. Ahmed Dau
Paper publication date: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

This research documents the impact of the construction of Mtwara – Dar es Salaam Natural Gas Pipeline on Land Rights in Lindi and Mtwara.

The research aims at contributing to improvement in the governance of natural resources in Tanzania, through analysis of the impact of the construction of the Mtwara – Dar es Salaam gas pipeline, on the land rights of affected communities. It is also aimed at identifying opportunities for addressing gaps in policy design and implementation, in order to ensure that benefits from the natural gas sub- sector are inclusive.