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30 June 2021
Event
image of Nairobi with logos of ICTD and ATAF
Webinar: Strengthening Intergovernmental Collaboration for Effective Property Taxation

Unlike most sources of local revenue, responsibility for the different aspects of property tax administration in Africa is often split between central and local authorities. In many countries, central governments have, since the colonial period, retained responsibility for land titling, maintaining the cadastre, and property valuation, while other aspects of rate-setting and property tax collection…

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June 2021
News
Dr van den Boogaard with two research assistants in Sierra Leone.
Dr Vanessa van den Boogaard wins prize for best political science PhD in Canada 

Photo: Dr van den Boogaard conducting fieldwork with research assistants in Sierra Leone. ICTD Research Fellow Dr Vanessa van den Boogaard has won the 2021 Vincent Lemieux Prize in recognition for authoring the best PhD thesis in political science in Canada. Awarded by the Canadian Political Science Association, the prize honours “the best PhD thesis submitted at…

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June 2021
News
Participants and facilitators of the 2019-2020 course in Abuja, Nigeria.
Apply for the ICTD’s new ‘Research on Tax and Development’ course

Photo: Participants and facilitators of the 2019-2020 course in Abuja, Nigeria. Research on Tax and Development Course 2021 As part of the ICTD’s commitment to build research and analysis capacity on tax and development, applications are now being accepted for the 2021 ‘Research on Tax and Development’ course. The new course includes diverse methodological training,…

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