Posts tagged as: Inclusive Growth

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    Roundtable on Zambia’s constituency development fund

    The International Growth Centre (IGC) hosts a closed-door roundtable to bring together government officials, researchers, and development partners to discuss the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) with a focus on the practical barriers faced in its implementation. Zambia has expanded the CDF in the 2022 budget by 1600%, making it the cornerstone government program for...

    21 September 2022

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    Uganda Economic Growth Forum 2022

    The Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development, in partnership with IGC Uganda, organises the Economic Growth Forum – a high-level conference on Uganda’s economy held regularly since 2017. The conference provides an opportunity to discuss key growth challenges, learn from policy experiences in other countries, and identify a course of actions to drive...

    31 August 2022

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    The impacts of climate change on human wellbeing in developing countries

    https://youtu.be/V9TeRsrrzRc Climate change is already increasing global temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, and resulting in more frequent and severe floods and droughts. Developing countries are most vulnerable to climate change, which can aggravate the effects of poverty and rapid urbanisation. Without effective policies for adaptation and mitigation, climate...

    22 September 2022

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    Addressing the sustainable urbanisation challenge in developing countries

    https://youtu.be/w7ml64bTDnI You can also listen to the audio event recording here: IGC Admin · Addressing the sustainable urbanisation challenge in developing countries The rapid rate of urbanisation ongoing in developing countries presents a complex and urgent set of challenges for cities to accommodate service demands and future jobs of the urban population....

    22 September 2022

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    The development bargain: Why elites gamble on growth

    https://youtu.be/d7TCmKfqnGU In the last 30 years, the developing world has undergone tremendous changes. Overall, poverty has fallen, people live longer and healthier lives, and economies have been transformed. Why have some countries prospered, while others have failed? Stefan Dercon argues that the answer lies in a key ‘development bargain’, whereby a...

    29 September 2022

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    Why is women’s empowerment key to fighting climate change?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPfdN46K1VA&t=1s You can listen to the audio recording here: IGC Admin · Why is women’s empowerment key to fighting climate change?   Evidence shows that women’s empowerment and advancing gender equality can lead to more environmentally friendly decision-making at household and national levels as countries with high...

    8 March 2022

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    IGC Cities that Work on infrastructure projects for African integration into global value chains

    As part of webinar series organised by the Pitch World First, IGC’s Oliver Harman and other panellists discuss how as the AfCFTA is unfolding and African countries are looking at being more and more interconnected, how can infrastructure projects work for African integration into global value chains? Together with African ministries this session was on the...

    21 April 2021

  • Blog post

    Prospects for rural jobs in Ethiopia

    Ethiopia’s burgeoning rural population are in need of off-farm employment which the heavily agriculture-reliant economy will struggle to provide. As available land becomes less accessible, rural youth need alternative sources of income to support themselves. To answer this, we surveyed households in Ethiopia on the types of income sources currently available and what...

    24 Jan 2022 | Fantu Nisrane Bachewe, Seneshaw Tamru, Bethelhem Koru Aga

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    5th Uganda Economic Growth Forum: Economic resilience, recovery and resurgent growth in Uganda

    The Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development, in partnership with IGC Uganda, organises the Economic Growth Forum - a high-level conference on Uganda’s economy held regularly since 2017. The conference provides an opportunity to discuss key growth challenges, learn from policy experiences in other countries, and identify a course of actions to drive...

    13 January 2022

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    IGC's work in Zambia

    This publication documents ongoing work by the IGC in Zambia.

    10 Dec 2021 | Shahrukh Wani, Twivwe Siwale