This strategic focus area aims at contributing to harmonious and peaceful coexistence amongst communities and various people groups in Tanzania. It puts emphasis on strengthening capacities for dialogue and conflict resolution among citizens to contribute to peaceful engagement and coexistence in all key social, political and economic areas. Under the current Strategic Plan 2016-2020, Foundation for Civil Society has incorporated this new sub-strategy in order to promote peace maintenance and conflict management under the broader outcome area of Good Governance.
This strategic area adds a new focus on dialogue and conflict resolution processes between citizens and the state, particularly through the priority areas of dialogue on political divisions, particularly on land-related conflicts, where this relationship between citizens and the state features as well. In addition, the focus on peace maintenance also represents an additional emphasis on dialogue and peaceful conflict resolution among citizens.