Upcoming events

  • 5th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research...

    7 September 2018

    Across the developing world, the growth of cities is outpacing effective policy. Low density land use results in rapidly expanding cities, raising the costs of...

  • Cameroon Market

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Past events

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    The underlying causes of fragility and instability in Sierra Leone

    This event launches the Sierra Leone country case study The underlying causes of fragility and instability in Sierra Leone and discusses the findings of the LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission's report Escaping the fragility trap.  It is anticipated that by 2030, about half of the world’s poor will be living in fragile states. Fragile societies are trapped in a...

    24 July 2018

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    International experience in tax policy design and enforcement

    This IGC regional conference, co-hosted with the Zambia Ministry of Finance, will be comprised of a number of morning and afternoon sessions focused on international research in tax design and enforcement, presenting a series of research projects completed in the past two years and including panel discussions for researchers and African policymakers to share lessons learned...

    11 July 2018

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    Workshop on programmes for poverty alleviation and inclusive growth: International and Myanmar experience

    Economic growth by itself does not reduce poverty. Experience of many developing countries underscores the important role of targeted programmes in poverty alleviation and in making economic growth more inclusive. The Myanmar Development Institute (MDI), International Growth Centre (IGC), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) are co-hosting an event on programmes for...

    5 July 2018