WB - Tanzania Economic Update : Empowering Women - Expanding Access to Assets and Economic Opportunities
Reports and Assessments
This edition of the Tanzania Economic Update includes a special focus section on women’s economic empowerment, which will play a pivotal role in achieving an inclusive and resilient post-crisis recovery. Tanzania has experienced over 20 years of sustained economic growth, culminating in its transition from low-income to lower-middle-income status in July 2020. Between 2007 and 2018, the national poverty rate fell from 34.4 to 26.4 percent, while the extreme poverty rate dropped from 12 to 8 percent. The Tanzania Development Vision 2025, which aims to enable the country to achieve middle-income status within the next three years, emphasizes gender equity in its social, economic, and political dimensions.
Livelihood & Social cohesion
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Tanzania (United Republic of)