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CMI Brief | Nov 2012
Microbusiness can be an effective way out of poverty. Returns to capital for microbusinesses in poor rural areas can be so high that people with microbusinesses ...
U4 Brief | Feb 2008
Improving the Business and Investment Climate (BIC) has become an important topic in the international discourse on private sector development. Partner ...
corruption, anti-corruption, private sector, Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa
Project | Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax system on the growth of firms within five key sectors (agriculture, tourism, mining, financial ...
Taxation, tax reform, tax administration, effective tax rate, investments, economic growth, Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
CMI Brief | Feb 2011
In 2004 Angola’s Ministry of Finance and China’s Ministry of Trade signedthe first of several financing packages for public investment projects ...
trade, fdi, oil, financing, Angola, China
Journal Article | Jan 2018
The persistent policy of successive Sudanese governments in favouring large-scale agricultural investments at the expense of traditional land use is creating ...
Project | Jan - Jun 2006
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax regime (instruments, rates, administration and coverage) on the growth of firms within ...
Taxation, tax policy, tax administration, effective tax rate, injvestments, economic growth, Tanzania
When Sisters become Competitors : Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler-by-catch in Ghana
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
This essay tells the story of how by-catch from trawlers arrived as a new opportunity arising from foreign investments in Ghana's fisheries, and the way ...
Gender, fisheries, globalization, entrepreneurship, Africa: Ghana
News | 21 Dec 2011
Ever since the end of the civil war in 2002, the Angolan government has invested heavily in construction activities. Does the government get value for money in their public investments? This question attracts attention in Angolan news media.
News | 8 May 2015
Access to education has been one of the main priorities for Afghan authorities and the international community for the past 14 years, but despite formidable investments in the country’s educational sector, many Afghan children leave school without being able to read or write. What has gone wrong?
U4 Issue | Jan 2011
The development community is striving to achieve results and value for money with its investments in health around the world. Yet, donors often work ...
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
News | 8 Feb 2012
Peace, Bread and Land. Agricultural Investments in Ethiopia and the Sudans
Journal Article | Jun 2018
Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. The paper ...
Fiscal policy, extractive industries, resource curse, sovereign wealth fund
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
News | 8 Feb 2012
Download the report: Peace, Bread and Land
Event | 12 Jan 2012
How do the emerging South powers promote economic co-operation, trade and investment? And how is development finance and aid provided?
China, India, Brazil and South Africa
Event | 14 Oct 2009
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in 1969 made Norway one of the richest countries in the world. Today, Norway secures this wealth for the future through extensive foreign operation and investment. Is Norway an arrogant neocolonial actor?
The Political, Research, Programmatic, and Social Responses to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 25 Years Since the International Conference on Population and Development
Journal Article | Dec 2019
Among the ground-breaking achievements of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was its call to place adolescent sexual and ...
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health, , International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), , Adolescent pregnancy, , HIV, , Child marriage, , Low- and middle-income countries
U4 Issue | Jan 2016
Vietnam has become a key target for donor REDD+ investments. It has been estimated that the forest and climate scheme could generate an annual income ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to com-pete. But to what extent is competitive behavior in the lab ...