REPOA 21st Annual Research Workshop

Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th April, 2016

at Ledger Plaza Hotel, Dar es Salaam

REPOA welcomes you to its 21st  Annual Research Workshop.

Since its inception, REPOA has been organizing  the Annual Research Workshop to recognize the importance of taking the opportunity for such a forum to deliberate on broader research and policy issues. The theme for this year’s workshop is “Making Industrialization Work for Socio-Economic Transformation”.

The Guest of Honour for the event will be H.E. Samia Suluhu Hassan, Vice-President of the United Republic of Tanzania and  she will give an Opening Address.

The event will feature  a keynote presentation by Prof. Justin Yifu Lin, Peking University.

Programme: 

Making industrialization work for socio-economic transformation

06th – 07th April 2016, at Ledger Plaza Hotel, Dar es Salaam

Time Item Responsibility
08.30 – 10.30 OPENING PLENARY
08.30 –08.35 Welcoming remarks Dr. Donald Mmari, Executive Director, REPOA
08.35 –08.45 Remarks from Development Partners H.E. Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, Ambassador of Norway
08.45 –08.50 Welcoming the Minister Prof. Maj. Gen (rtd). Yadon M. Kohi , Chairperson, REPOA Board of Directors
08.50 –08.55 Welcoming the Guest of Honor Hon. Charles John Mwijage, Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment
08.55 –09.20 Opening Address H.E. Samia Suluhu Hassan, Vice-President of the United Republic of Tanzania
09.20– 10.05 Keynote Presentation Prof. Justin Yifu Lin, Peking University

K1 How to jumpstart inclusive and sustainable industrialization in Africa

10.05-13.00 Keynote Discussion CHAIR: Prof. Joseph Semboja, Executive Director, Uongozi
10.05 -10.20 Discussant 1 Lawrence Mafuru, Treasury Registrar
10.20–10.35 Discussant 2: Col (Rtd) Joseph Simbakalia, Director General, Export Processing Zone Authority – EPZA
10.35–10.50 Discussant 3: Godfrey Simbeye, Executive Director, Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF).
10:50-11.05 Vote of Thanks Dr. Stigmata Tenga, REPOA member of the Board
11.05-11.10 Photo session All
11.10 -11.40 TEA/COFFEE BREAK –
11.45-12.45 PLENARY
12.45 – 14.00 LUNCH
SESSIONS: POLICY PAPERS ON SUB-THEMES OF THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS
14.00 – 15.20 I: Learning to Compete in Manufacturing Chairperson: Prof. S Wangwe II: Evolutionary Perspectives of Industrialization: Chairperson: Prof. Amon Mbelle III: Leveraging on Natural Resources and Firm Capabilities: Chairperson: Prof. Kassim Kulindwa
14.00-14.40 Growth and Poverty in Africa (S1A)

By Finn Tarp

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Making Industrialisation Work for Socio-Economic Transformation: The Relevance of Old Ideas for Present-Day Debates in Tanzania (S2A)by Marc Wuyts

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The prospects for accelerating industrial growth in the wake of our recent discoveries of large natural gas deposits (S3A) by Adolf Mkenda.

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14.40-15.20 Industry in Tanzania: Performance, prospects, and public policy (S1B)by John Page

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Industrial Policy For Tanzania In The Midst Of The Fourth Industrial Revolution (S2B) by Ibrahim Lipumba

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Local content requirements in Tanzania: A thorny road from inception to implementation (S3B) by Abel Kinyondo & Espen Villanger

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15.20-16.00 POSTER PRESENTATIONS/ TEA/COFFEE BREAK –
A.     Hoe For Women Food For Household: Sweet potato Value Chain Myth by Joel Mmasa and Festo Maro (University of Dodoma)
B.      Brick Making and Forests Threats  by Magembe, K. S.(Institute of Adult Education), Makonda, F. B. S. S (Sokoine University of Agriculture) and Masanja, M. M (Local Government Training Institute)
C.      Can Ruvuma Swim Over Tabora? by Asela Miho, Assistant Lecturer  in Economics , Dar es salaam University College of Education (DUCE)
D.     From Knowledge to Infection by Ola Jahanpour^ Dismas Matovelo* Elias C. Nyanza*Neema Kayange* Rose Laiser* Note: ^Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College *Catholic University of Health Allied Sciences:
E.      Growth For Environment by Fulgence Dominick (Economics Department, St. Augustine University of Tanzania)
F.      Maize Treatment by Muarobaini  by Magembe, K. S. (Institute of Adult Education), Mwatawala, M. W. and Mamiro, D. P. (Sokoine University of Agriculture)
G.     Merelani Mining Environment by Irene A. Tarimo (Open University of Tanzania) & Crispin, K. (University of Dar es Salaam)
H.     QDS bean seeds towards Users by Mvungi Hussein (Sokoine University of Agriculture)
I.        Rethinking Food Security by Robert Ngelela Shole (Stella Maris Mtwara University College – A Constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania)
J.       Traditional Knowledge at Dinner by Jackson M. Kaijage,  Stella Maris (Mtwara University College – A Constituents  of St. Augustine University of Tanzania)
K.     The Forgotten Child Abuse by Gilbert A. Msangi (Stella Maris Mtwara University College – A constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania).
PANEL DISCUSSION:
16.15-17.30 Macro Dimensions: Roles of state in accelerating industrialization–

Chairperson Prof. Samuel Wangwe

Prof. Mkenda                    Prof. Justin Lin                     Prof. Lipumba                                                      Prof. John Page                  Prof. Amon Mbelle

 

18.00 – 20.00 COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND NETWORKING for ALL
DAY 2: Thursday 7 April, 2016
PARRALLEL SESSIONS:
0830-1030 I: Rethinking of Industrial policy Chairperson: Prof. Lipumba II. Industrial Development and sectoral linkages: Chairperson: Prof. D Wield III. Industrial Development and Agriculture: Chairperson: Prof. A. Temu IV: Localizing the benefits of natural resources

Chairperson: Prof S. Bukurura

08.30 – 09.10 Active Industrial Policy for Accelerating Structural Change and Industrialization-led Transformation  (IP1)by Donald Mmari

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Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Macro and Micro Evidence from Tanzania (ID1) by Josaphat Kweka

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The industrial Impact to Livestock (Dairy) Development in Tanzania (ID4), by Charles Ogutu

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The Unfolding Oil Price Shock of 2014-15  (S3C) by Tony Addison

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09.10 – 09.50 Path of Development: A Reflection from Indonesia’s Experience of Industrialization (IP2)by Helmy Fuady

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Health as a productive sector (ID2) by Maureen Mackintosh and Paula Tibandebage Artisanal Processing to Agro-based Industrialization: The Search For Tanzania’s Pathway-Lessons from 20 Value Chain Studies from 5 Countries (ID5) by Julius Gatune Kariuki

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What happened to local content in the Tanzanian mining sector? (S3D) by Siri Lange (CMI)

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09.50 – 10.30 Manufacturing And Transformation In Tanzania: Assessing Policy Response In Changing Development Paradigms (IP5) by Amon Mbelle

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Roles of industrialization in accelerating socio-economic transformation and achieving SDGs (ID3) by Adan Shibia

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Growth of Agro-processing Firms and Labour Productivity in Tanzania: Opportunities and Limiting Factors (ID6) by Aida C. Isinika & Visent T. Kipene

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Should Tanzania establish a sovereign wealth fund? (S3E)  by Ragnar Torvik

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10.30 -11.00 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
I: Kaizen  & models for productivity and industrial competitiveness Chairperson: Eng. Omari Bakari (TBC) II: Industrialization Trade and Transformation Chairperson: Prof. S Wangwe III: Industrial Transformation  Prof. D Wield IV: Policy making in a resource rich context

Chairperson: Prof S. Bukurura

11.00 – 11.40 The theoretical perspectives of Kaizen (KM1)by Prof. Sonobe

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Industrial Development In Tanzania: Re-Engaging The Reverse Gear And Charting The Way Forward (IP4)by John Jingu

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Potential of Industrial Development for Tanzania to Transform Socio-economically (ID7) by Gerald Runyoro

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Mapping Regulatory Structures for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry in Tanzania (S3F)  by Kendra Dupuy & Bryan Lee
11.40 – 11.20 Lessons from the Kaizen experiment in Tanzania (KM2)by Takao Kikuchi

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Investment and trade in post-conflict Northern Uganda (IP3)by Madina Guloba.

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TIRDO Role in Development of Sustainable Energy Technologies for Supporting the Industrialization Process in Tanzania (ID8) by Lugano Wilson & Hossen Iddi

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Policy Making in the Tanzanian Petrostate: Building a Statistical Basis(S3G)  by  Blandina Kilama , Fred Matola & Jan Isaksen

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12.20 – 13.00 Towards More Inclusive Business Formalisation: A Study On The Experiences And Lessons In Business Formalisation  (KM3)by D Olomi

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What Does It Take to Attain The Desired Industrialization by Tanzania’s Fifth Phase Government?: Selected Economic Thoughts (IP6) by H. Ngowi

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Managing the Resource Curse: A survey experiment on expectations about gas revenues in Tanzania (S3H) by  Alexander Cappelen, et al

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13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH
CLOSING SESSION Chair: Dr. Donald Mmari
14.00 – 15.15 Feedback from Parallel Sessions: key reflections and recommendations Group Chairpersons
Contribution to the way forward for 2017 ALL
15.15 – 15.30 Emerging areas for further research Prof. Andrew Temu and Prof. S. Wangwe
15.30-15.45 Formal Closing TBA

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