TALA under the support of Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) is coordinating its 14 members namely (1) Land Rights Research and Resources Institute (LARRRI/HAKIARDHI), (2) Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), (3) Lawyers Environmental Action Team (LEAT) (4). Pastoralists Indigenous NGOs Forum (PINGOs Forum), (5), Women Legal Aid Centre (WLAC), (6). Ujamaa Community Resource Team (U-CRT), (7) Mtandao wa Vikundi vya Wakulima Tanzania (MVIWATA) i.e. a National network of small scale farmers’ groups in Tanzania, (8) Tanzania Natural Resources Forum (TNRF), (9) Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA), (10) Tanzania Grass Roots Oriented Development (TAGRODE), (11) Parakuiyo Pastoralist Indigenous Community Development (PAICODEO), (12). Pastoral Women Council (PWC), (13). Community Research and Development Services (CORDS) and (14) Morogoro Paralegal Centre (MPLC) and other land based CSOs to implement the Land Tenure Support Project in Malinyi, Ulanga and Kilombero.
The project entails to complement the LTSP initiatives by the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development through the Programme Implementation Unit (PIU). The overall goal is to enhance transparence, accountability and equitable land governance and effective land administration system. At national level the project envisage establishment of a platform acting as a national civil society consultative forum on land issues.
Specifically, the project strives to achieve the following objectives: to build the capacity of land and natural resources organizations to have common voice and effectively engage in advocacy for land and natural resources rights for marginalized communities, to coordinate and mobilize TALA members and Non TALA to jointly engage with government to advocate for policies and law reforms in favour of underserved communities, and to engage mass media for documentation, information sharing, publication and project visibility.
At the national level the project will focus on policy issues discussed and deliberated through Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) in which TALA is a permanent member.