Evaluation of Union of Tanzania Press Clubs strategic Plan 2016 – 2020, programme support in Tanzania
The Union of Tanzania Press Clubs (UTPC) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping journalists in the country by offering training, capacity building opportunities, and coordinating a network of local level support organisations known as press clubs.
Embassy’s of Sweden support to Union of Tanzania Press Clubs falls under result area three on Swedish development strategy in Tanzania for 2013 – 2019 which claim for accountability and improved democratic governance. Union of Tanzania Press Clubs is funded for a period of five years 2016 – 2020 with 39,000,000 MSEK for implementation of its activities in Tanzania.
This is the second time Sida commissions evaluation for Union of Tanzania Press Club 2016 – 2020 strategy. The first one was done in 2014 for UTPC 2011 – 2013 strategy. The current evaluation is an end term evaluation which does not only measure extent at which Union of Tanzania Press Clubs achieved its intended results (2016 – 2020) but also serves as an input as Union of Tanzania Press Clubs is set to implement its future strategy.
The overall objective of the evaluation is to provide a comprehensive summary and aggregation of Union of Tanzania Press Clubs Tanzania activities over the 2016-2020 period, as well as establish, on a sample basis, the links (substantiated by evidence) between the activities and (a) stated organization’s objectives, and (b) other observed changes in the relevant sectors especially media sectors and media partners (c) taking into account the socio-political context in which Union of Tanzania Press Clubs operates.