TAJPI intends to enforce good governance and promote justice and peace at all levels by looking on key issues that stood as obstacle to development. These included; Ineffective community participation in influencing decision making processes due to weak capacity of poor and excluded people’s organization leading to the denial of their rights and low level of transparency, accountability on the side of government and non-state actors.
The theme managed to conduct the research on the effectiveness of local government reforms in Tanzania, the result of which show that, the Local government authorities, are not positively responding to peoples need on time/ at all. Meanwhile, the study revealed that, some government official are lacking competency in delivering the services. On the other hand, there was a concern on the ability/ willingness of the public to hold the government accountable.