Welcome to the ICTD

We are a research network improving the quality of tax policy and administration in sub-Saharan Africa. 

We collaboratively generate policy-relevant research and build African research capacity in the area of taxation. 

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January 2021
Understanding how lower-income countries participate in global tax negotiations

Since 2013, the formal structure of global corporate tax policymaking at the OECD has changed. Decisions are no longer made by 37 OECD members, but by 137 countries from all regions and levels of development through the ‘Inclusive Framework’. Official documentation emphasises that all countries participate on an ‘equal footing’, but some participants and observers…

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December 2020
Professor Mick Moore appointed OBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Professor Mick Moore, founding CEO of the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), has been appointed as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year 2021 Honours List. The honour recognises Professor Moore’s services to international development, a field he has been active in for over…

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