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Tanzania is on the right track in implementing the Africa Mining Vision (AMV)-a continental initiative aimed at seeing minerals drive development of endowed countries, it has been observed.

Speaking in Dar es Salaam on 9th May, 2019 during the regional dialogue on `Enhancing National Ownership in the mining sector, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Resident Representative Natalie Boucly said that Tanzanian government has undertaken key reforms which are constituent with the AMV principles.

The Africa Mining Vision was adopted by Heads of State at the February 2009 AU summit following the October 2008 meeting of African Ministers responsible for Mineral Resources Development. It is Africa’s own response to tackling the paradox of great mineral wealth existing side by side with pervasive poverty.

Boucly said it was according to the overall findings of the Gap analysis study conducted by UNDP in collaboration with the Uongozi Institute to analyze AMV …