Alignment to Climate Compatible Development: A Content Analysis of the Tanzania National Energy Policy

Authors

  • Magreth S. Bushesha

Abstract

This paper examines the extent to which the Tanzania Energy Policy 2015 aligns to Climate Development pillars. The study adopts an exploratory researchl design where the Tanzania National Energy policy of year 2015 is a major source of data. Content analysis is undertaken using an analytical framework developed after literature review. Findings indicate that the Tanzania national energy policy of year 2015 aligns partially to Climate Compatible Development pillars. The paper therefore calls upon a policy review to attain high alignment to Climate Compatible Development pillars.Key words: Climate compatible development, energy policy, renewable energy resources, adaptation, mitigation and development 

Author Biography

Magreth S. Bushesha

The Open University of Tanzania

Published

2020-02-14