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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

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    Challenges of water provision in Zambia

    The event aimed to discuss the results of two studies into water provision in Zambia by Professor Nava Ashraf (London School of Economics) and Professor Ed Glaeser (Harvard University). The overall objective of the event was to create a forum to discuss the key challenges of water provision in Zambia and how research can help inform policies in the sector. Based...

    15 March 2017

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    Development Economics Conference

    IGC Bangladesh hosted a "Development Economics Conference" on 12 March in Dhaka to highlight and disseminate several IGC research projects in the country. It was held jointly with BIGD at BRAC University. The programme and the conference speakers can be found below. Please contact the IGC Bangladesh team for more information: bangladesh@theigc.org.

    12 March 2017

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    Training for productivity workshop

    A three-day workshop took place from 22 to 25 February as a result of policy impact follow-up activities from an IGC project on management and productivity in Ghana's Civil Service. The Office of the Head of the Civil Service (OHCS) and Civil Service Training Centre (CSTC) teamed up to develop a training programme to feed back the results of this study into the Civil...

    22 February 2017