External Assistance-Overview
External assistance is provided in support of the Government's national development agenda as outlined in the Poverty Reduction Strategy. The overall strategy guiding effective management of external assistance is outlined in the Assistance is received from bilateral and multilateral institutions in the form of grants and concessionary loans and in support of Government projects and programmes. There is an increasing shift from financing of independent projects managed by donors themselves, to donors providing financing for coordinated Government-led programmes through the budget support instrument. For further inf ormation about external assistance in Tanzania, consult also theDevelopment Partners' Group website.