Land Component of the Private Sector Competitiveness Project

Support in simplifying and modernising commercial laws, improving the capacity of various registries such as the land registration, court registry systems and rationalising business registry.
Project narrative

The objective of the investment climate subcomponent is to reduce the cost of doing business by improving the efficiency of institutions that interface with the private sector. This component shall provide support in simplifying and modernising commercial laws, improving the capacity of various registries such as the land registration, court registry systems and rationalising business registry, particularly in areas that involve Micro SMEs, and provide capacity building associated with enabling a modernisation of the commercial legal system.

Description of key services provided

(1) Responsible for the preparation of the Land Component for the Private Sector Competitiveness Project. This involved extensive discussions with staff in the Ministry of Land and Human Settlement Development, other agencies and various donors.

(2) Supported the BRU during a key Semi-annual Implementation Support Review Mission of the Land Component of the BEST program on mainland Tanzania in early 2007 and preliminary assessment of a possible land component on the BEST program in Zanzibar.