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TPP employs a model of integrated evidence-based research and development that leverages collaboration between Tanzanian and MSU researchers to expand knowledge while informing the practice of development. Faculty and students from all four partner universities participate in project development, evaluation, and publication of their work in articles, reports, and evaluations.

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TPP Research Grants support: Research methodologies that generate new knowledge in TPP priority areas. Research processes that embody TPP’s community-engaged approach. Interdisciplinary workgroups committed to an inclusive, adaptive design approach, that are co-led by faculty members at MSU and Tanzanian universities. 


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The Tanzania Partnership Project has funded numerous research projects that inform and guide community development, education, and partnership activities.



Articles featuring PSCD's work in community empowerment, education, human health, animal health, water access and safety, and food security, agriculture, and economic development.


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In light of TPP’s mission and MSU’s ‘world-grant ideal’, TPP’s research agenda unites development, education, and research that advance the frontiers of knowledge and the role of universities in transforming local communities and the lives of individuals.