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The issue of the adequacy, or not, of extractive revenues to reduce poverty in Tanzania will depend on a number of factors. First and foremost  is the training of Tanzanian citizens to be what I might call 'teitists'. This means that they are so critically conscious of, and about, their natural resources that they will ways demand the local government authorities through their councillors to exercise  transparency and accountability in the extractive industries, in terms of extractive revenue streams, revenue allocation and revenue expenditure. But this this is only the foundation, for poverty reduction requires also general knoweledge in economic planning, financial management and social welfare development. For that reason the CSO's engaged in EI are challenged to work on adult education along those lines; other wise - as the Swahili adage says - it will be like pouring water into a reed basket!