Upcoming events

  • Trade policy roundtable

    28 March 2017

    IGC Rwanda will be co-hosting a policy round-table with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MINEACOM) on March 28th in Kigali. Three IGC experts on trade, Dave Donaldson...

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  • FDI, SMEs, firm growth, and trade in East Africa

    29 March 2017

    Strong and competitive firms form the core of economic activity. They contribute to economic development through job creation, higher government revenue, and increased wealth...

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Past events

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    Smart policy for women's economic empowerment

    Despite its recent economic growth, many South Asian economies continue to see relatively poor – and in some cases, declining – indicators for women’s social and economic empowerment. Yet research shows that women’s access to financial resources is correlated with their overall empowerment and benefits others in the household, notably children. At the same time,...

    23 March 2017

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    Policy workshop on export promotion and local content in Uganda

    As Uganda seeks to boost its export competitiveness and deepen value addition by domestic industry and services, the International Growth Centre (IGC) co-hosted a policy workshop on Export Promotion and Local Content in Uganda, in partnership with the Ugandan Ministry of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives (MTIC). This two-hour session was an opportunity to enhance the policy...

    23 March 2017

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    LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission - Launch event

    The LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development was launched on 16 March 2017 at an evening event at the LSE's Shaw Library. It featured an opening speech by Former UK Prime Minister and Commission Chair David Cameron and a talk by Professor Paul Collier, academic director of the commission. Mr Cameron and Professor Collier were joined in a panel...

    16 March 2017