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January 2019
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APTI featured at Developing Urban Futures conference

The ICTD’s African Property Tax Initiative (APTI) was recently featured at the Urban Age conference in Addis Ababa. The conference, on the theme “Developing Urban Futures” was jointly organised by LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft. It convened urban experts, policymakers and practitioners from sub-Saharan Africa and other…

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1 February 2019 -
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Taxing Africa book launch and discussion in Pretoria

The newly published book, Taxing Africa, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. Written by leading international experts, it examines issues from tax evasion by multinational corporations and African elites to how ordinary people navigate complex webs of ‘informal’ local taxation, examining the challenges and the…

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January 2019
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Call for Research Proposals: Ethiopian Tax Research Network

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Ethiopian Tax Research Network (ETRN). The ETRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and hosted at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute. The ETRN is a network of Ethiopian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting…

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November 2018
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Nigerian Tax Research Network holds second annual meeting in Abuja

The Nigerian Tax Research Network recently held its second annual meeting on October 24th and 25th on the theme ‘Revenue Beyond Oil Reliance.’ The meeting was hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the FIRS Training School in Abuja. Over 80 participants attended the conference, which showcased current research on the pressing challenges…

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November 2018
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Ethiopian Tax Research Network holds second annual meeting in Addis Ababa

The Second Annual Meeting of the Ethiopian Tax Research Network was held on October 8th at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa. The ETRN brings together stakeholders with an interest in taxation in Ethiopia and supports the generation and exchange of tax knowledge. The ICTD is pleased to announce that the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) is…

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November 2018
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Taxing Africa: book launch and discussion in Hargeisa

ICTD CEO Mick Moore was invited to speak at a book launch for “Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development” in Hargeisa, Somaliland on 1st November. The event, titled “Taxation and Statebuilding – Should Somaliland Love Taxes?” was organised by the Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Abdirahman Sheikh Hassan Ismail (pictured above with Mick…

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November 2018
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ICTD welcomes new Research Fellow Roel Dom

The ICTD is pleased to welcome Roel Dom to the team. Roel completed an MSc in Sociology and Economics at the University of Antwerp and an MSc in Development Studies at the London School of Economics. He then became an Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Fellow, first acting as an economic advisor to the Ministry of Finance of…

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November 2018
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ICTD recruiting Programme Manager

The ICTD is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Programme Manager to oversee the strategic and financial management of our large, complex and adapting programme. The successful applicant will be responsible for the supervision of the ICTD team and support staff so successful team management skills and experience are essential along with strong project management…

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16 November 2018 -
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Taxing Africa: Book launch and discussion in Washington, D.C.

The newly published book, Taxing Africa, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. Written by leading international experts, it examines issues from tax evasion by multinational corporations and African elites to how ordinary people navigate complex webs of ‘informal’ local taxation, examining the challenges and the…

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November 2018
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IDS & ICTD recruiting 2-3 Research Fellows

The ICTD is seeking to appoint two or three established researchers with expertise in taxation and development, who are able to develop and implement policy-oriented research projects by working closely with partners in sub-Saharan Africa (and to a limited extent in South Asia). The appointees will join the Governance Research Cluster at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a…

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7 November 2018 -
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Book launch in Oslo – Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development

Taxation is foundational to the social contract between states and citizens, and central to the processes of state-building and accountable governance. It is also key for increasing equity and financing sustainable development. The newly published book, Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in…

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October 2018
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ICTD recruiting Communications Assistant

The ICTD is seeking to recruit a Communications Assistant to support the Centre in delivering high quality, targeted research communication outputs and activities that promote its internationally acclaimed research, capacity building and knowledge work. Reporting to the ICTD Research Uptake and Communications Manager, the post holder will use their excellent communications, marketing and organisational skills to…

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