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

February 2020
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ICTD hosts Ronald Waiswa and Michael Falade as Visiting Fellows at IDS

The ICTD is delighted to have hosted Ronald Waiswa and Michael Falade as Visiting Fellows at the Institute of Development Studies. Ronald Waiswa is a Research and Policy Analysis Supervisor at the Uganda Revenue Authority and has previously collaborated with the ICTD on ground-breaking research on taxing wealthy individuals and public sector agencies in Uganda….

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February 2020
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ICTD welcomes new team members

We’re delighted to welcome four new members to our team this month! James Murdoch James is an alumnus of the Institute of Development Studies, where he completed his master’s in Development Studies in 2014. Before joining the ICTD, James was the Global Operations Manager of the Youth Career Initiative. He was also the CEO of…

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January 2020
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Taxing Africa listed by Foreign Affairs as one of the best books in 2019

Our book, Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform, and Development by Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard, and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, was recently listed as one of the three best books on Africa in 2019 by Foreign Affairs. The book offers a fascinating insight into the key issues facing policy makers, tax collectors, civil society activists and donors working to…

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