On 11th, June 2021, the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) was among a few institutions which participated in a one – day Parliamentary Economic Dialogue organized by the Parliament of Tanzania. During the event Dr. Tausi Kida, the Executive Director ESRF made a presentation on “Contribution of Policy Research Institutions in Economic Development Processes in Tanzania”. In her presentation Dr. Kida cited a number of contributions made by the ESRF in policy development process in Tanzania. Key among those contributions include preparation of National Development Vision 2025 in year 2000, its review in 2009 and preparation of Long Term Perspective Plan in 2012. Other contributions include active participation of the ESRF in the preparation of National Five Years Development Plans and review of sectoral policies and strategies.