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Journal Article | Jan 2006
This paper examines the growing role and impacts of private tax collection under fiscal decentralisation in Uganda. Based on evidence from six rural councils, ...
Decentralisation, private tax collection, corruption, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda
Commissioned Report | Jun 2008
We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social exclusion, ...
Report in External Series | Apr 2009
This paper examines recent experiences with outsourced revenue collection to private agents in local government authorities in Tanzania. Based on evidence ...
Taxation, tax administration, local government, outsourcing, tax farming, Tanzania
Project | Oct 2009 - Feb 2014
We explore how a new female labor market emerging through the government supported establishment of rose farms in Ethiopia affects income, consumption, ...
Journal Article | Apr 2012
This article examines how clustering affects the entry and exit decisions of farm households into and from nonfarm enterprises in rural Ethiopia. We find ...
Nonfarm enterprises, Clustering, Entry and exit, Household welfare, Africa, Ethiopia
CMI Working Paper | Aug 2009
Livelihood strategies are identified at the household level as a function of assets held, using survey data. Only endowments that are likely to be predetermined ...
Livelihoods, Non-farm employment, Multinomial-logit, Malawi, , Jel-classification: D130, O120, Q120
Building capacity for development and food security in Malawi. Mid-term review of the Bunda college capacity building programme (BCDP)
CMI Report | Mar 2009
This report presents the findings of a mid-term review Phase III of the Bunda College Capacity Building Programme (BCDP) in Malawi. The efforts during ...
Malawi, Food security, Capacity building, Research
Journal Article | Jul 2012
We study rural employment transitions in Ethiopia between farming and both low- and high-return nonfarm employment. We find that initial asset holdings ...
income diversification, nonfarm employment, livelihood, poverty dynamics, income dynamics, Ethiopia
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
The water “business” involves large numbers of consumers using water in different ways including households, industries, and farms. Management ...
natural resource management
Project | Feb - May 2005
This project is an evaluation of NORAD's support to Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi to the tune of NOK 35 million for the period 2001-2004. ...
Evaluation, Agriculture, Malawi
Sudan Working Paper | Jan 2015
Informal trade in pre-colonial Africa, sometimes in the form of barter, wasone of the mechanisms of social interaction between various ethnic groupsand ...
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper assesses rural households’ decision to use improved maize varieties in Malawi and examines its impact on household welfare using a three-year ...
improved maize, , technology adoption, , input subsidy, , food security, , Malawi, , Africa
Event | 29 Oct 2014
If African economies are to transform, they need more than growth - they need growth with depth.
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report is an evaluation of NORAD's support to Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi to the tune of NOK 35 million for the period 2001-2004. ...
Malawi, Agriculture, Evaluation
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
News | 19 Dec 2013
How can donors strengthen tax systems in developing countries? By complementing their technical approach with measures to build a taxpayer culture, and challenging development countries to take the lead, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad.
News | 28 Jan 2014
Taxpayer compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa is closely linked to peoples' views of the government's ability to deliver on important services, the fairness of the system, and consequences of tax evasion shows findings from the recent Afrobarometer survey.
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.