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Thanks Jacques for this information. In any natural resource, getting an informed citizenry is crucial for transparency and accountability. But building their capacity to 'follow the money' is more critical.

The pertinent question is how does Tanzania fully harness the opportunities from this natural gas windfall? How can the government get an equitable share? How could revenues be used it improve the lives of Tanzanians? The questions go on.

The Africa Progress Report 2013 "Equity in Extractives: stewarding Africa's natural resources for all" gives compelling recommendations on how governments in Africa can fully benefit from their natural resources. Link of the report:

Of course, African governments must increase effort to avert this infamous "resource curse". How this could be done is clearly reflected in the Africa Progress Report 2013.