News & Events

Showing 205-216 of 245 News & Events
March 2016
News
CERCB1 min
ICTD Helps Establish a New Research Organisation in Africa

Helping to build research capacity in Africa has always been a key ICTD objective. We have contributed to this through several channels, including our cooperation with the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), in nurturing the African Tax Research Network. A series of research projects with Dr Samuel Jibao has led to the creation of the…

Read more
March 2016
News
Saka
ICTD Impact Stories: Bringing Uganda’s Rich into the Tax Net

The staff of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) have long been concerned that they do not have in place the procedures to ensure that the growing ranks of wealthy Ugandans pay their share of taxes. An approach to the ICTD enabled the URA to conduct a rigorous research study. The research revealed the scale of…

Read more
Past Event
11923562 867032023374880 1632989570390842145 n
Invitation to a special ATAF meeting on Taxation of extractive industries

    You are invited to attend a Special ATAF Meeting on the Taxation of Extractive Industries titled,  “Assessing the value of Extractives: How can we assess the outflow from Africa?”  Date: 11 – 13 April 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa Deadline for registration: 17 March 2016 This special meeting aims at providing an overview of the challenges…

Read more
February 2016
News
Screen Shot 2016 02 18 at 5.15.57 AM
Oxfam essay competition – tax justice and human rights

  Oxfam and the Tax Justice Network are looking for a 3,500 word essay outlining how you would use human rights law to challenge tax injustice.     Entries will be judged by a panel of eminent lawyers chaired by Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, a Senior Research Fellow at the United Nations Research Institute for Social…

Read more
February 2016
News
MIN
The 5th ICTD Annual Centre Meeting

10‐12 February 2016 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
In association with the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA)

The three-day event took place in Addis Ababa.There were about 100 participants.

Read more
January 2016
News
nairobi min min
Property Tax Roundtable Meeting

The ICTD will hold a special one-day workshop, on the practicalities of property taxes in Africa. The roundtable discussion will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Saturday, February 13 2016, from 8.00am to 5.00pm, after the conclusion of the 5th Annual Centre Meeting, that will be held at the same venue. Recent years have…

Read more
Past Event
Tax Short Course jpg 1 0
Tax Short Course – 2016 edition

    This course offers an opportunity to get to get an understanding of the main issues in taxation in developing countries; and to share knowledge amongst practitioners and researchers. It is designed for a broad, non-technical audience of practitioners and policymakers, interested in or working on tax revenue mobilisation.   Monday 15 February 2016…

Read more
January 2016
News
SAM 0931 min 2
Linking Research and practice: ICTD Annual Centre Meeting (2016)

    We are very excited to announce our upcoming 5th Annual Centre Meeting (ACM), which is scheduled for 10-12 February 2016, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting will be hosted in partnership with the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA), and this year’s theme is “Linking Research and practice: ICTD after 5Years”. This year’s…

Read more
January 2016
News
Nalukwago Milly Isingoma Pic compressor
Researcher Spotlight – Milly Nalukwago

Though many know Milly Nalukwago as the Assistant Commissioner – in charge of Research, Planning and Development – at the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), she wears many hats. She is the head of the East African Revenue Authorities Technical Committee (EARATC) research sub-committee. She is also one of ICTD’s key researchers in Africa as well…

Read more
January 2016
News
Dataset 2
Government Revenue Dataset Research Note

In 2010 the ICTD launched efforts to create the ICTD government revenue dataset (GRD), which is increasingly recognized as the best possible source of cross-country revenue data for researchers. An important motivation was concern about the quality and transparency of data available from the IMF: Publicly available data had significant limitations, while the private data…

Read more
November 2015
News
SAM 0951 2
Research Methods and Dissemination Workshop Concludes In Addis

  Fifteen (15) researchers from different African countries were in Addis Ababa, for a three – day workshop which was jointly organised by the ICTD and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). This was under the banner of the African Tax Research Network (ATRN).   The inaugural Research Methods and Dissemination Workshop took place between 3-6…

Read more
November 2015
News
Africa Portal
​ICTD Joins Africa Portal

The ICTD is the newest Africa Portal content partner, a collaboration that will see the portal share our publication on tax and development. The Africa Portal is an online knowledge resource, which seeks to broaden the availability, accessibility and use of policy research, on issues critical to the future of Africa. It currently houses over 5000 books, journals and digital…

Read more