TPSF is currently working with the Business Sector Programme Support (BSPS IV), a programme being funded by DANIDA with an objective to improved conditions for sustained business growth and investment in selected local government authorities (LGAs). The LIC project focuses on the critical constraints to business growth and economic development at the sub-national level. It promotes regular and structured dialogue between the local business community and LGAs and encourages a practical response to the challenges of improving the conditions for private sector development and poverty reduction at the local level.
At present (2015) LIC is being implemented in two regions i.e Kigoma and Dodoma in collaborations with the (i) President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Governments (PO-RALG), (ii) Association of Local Authorities in Tanzania (ALAT), (iii) Tanzania Chamber of Commerce,

Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA), Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) and (iv) Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF). Every partner in this project has its roles as stipulated in the LIC project document.

Objectives

LIC aims to achieve improved conditions for sustained business growth and investment in selected local government authorities (LGAs).

 

Project focus

It focuses on the critical constraints to business growth and economic development at the sub-national level. It promotes regular and structured dialogue between the local business community and LGAs and encourages a practical response to the challenges of improving the conditions for private sector development and poverty reduction at the local level.

 

Area of Operation

LIC is implemented in the regions of Dodoma and Kigoma and it has started with 4 LGAs; 2 in each region. The selected LGAs are Dodoma Municipal Council (DMC) and Kongwa District Council (KDC) from Dodoma and Kigoma Ujiji Municipal Council (KUMC) and Kasulu District Council (KDC) from Kigoma.

To capacitate the Private Sector at the regional and district level and to facilitate the flow of subcomponent information, experiences, best practices and demands for reform between local, regional and national levels.