The Tanganyika Law Society in collaboration with the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), under its Supporting Inclusive Resource Development in East Africa (SIRD) project, is organizing a ten days  training for lawyers in Natural Resources Management in Tanzania. The training is divided into five sessions and each session will be facilitated for two days. The training is designed to equip lawyers with knowledge on best practices and standards in natural resource management thus influence policy-making in Tanzania to reduce harms and maximize positive outcomes for women and communities affected by mining, oil and gas industries.

The training will be conducted at Sea Shells Hotel in Dar es Salaam as per the following sessions:

Session 1: ‘Inclusive Resources Development-Fundamentals” from 8th -9th March 2019.

Session 2: “Community Engagement and Developments” from 28th -29th March 2019.

The dates of the remaining three sessions will be communicated.

Members in the private sector and in law firms working in the extractive industry who are interested in attending the training are invited to submit their applications expressing their interest. The applications should state why they wish to participate in the training, how they will influence policy making and law reform, commitment to strengthening gender equity, community engagement, transparency and accountability in the mining, oil and gas sectors. Applications should be sent via email to: Mr. Nelson Frank, SIRD Project Manager – Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) or with copy to:


Only shortlisted participants will be contacted with confirmation of registration to attend the training. Deadline to receive the applications is 21 February, 2019.


The Training is offered free of charge and is open to a limited number. Participants to be selected by TLS on first come first served basis.

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