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. 

News and events

October 2019
Call for papers: Nigerian Tax Research Network Conference

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) is pleased to invite submissions for research-based presentations at its 2019 meeting scheduled for December 5th and 6th at the FIRS Training School in Abuja, hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service. The conference seeks to bring together stakeholders and showcase the best current research on the pressing challenges of taxation and revenue in…

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October 2019
Call for proposals: Tax Analysis and Policy-Oriented Research Capacity Building Programme

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), in partnership with the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), offer an enhanced programme of research capacity-building for researchers on tax and revenue outside of established academic high-level career paths. The programme will consist of seven modules spread throughout a year…

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We have an open call for research proposals on taxation and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. We welcome all proposals that are potentially policy-relevant, and particularly encourage proposals from African and South Asian researchers, including tax administration and ministry of finance officials.


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