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    Why is shaping the public sector key to a better world?

    Watch a recording of the event here: https://youtu.be/P72SrtGu7N0 Good governance requires good people in government. The global goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030 can only be achieved with effective governments in developing countries. Yet, low productivity and performance among civil servants significantly hinders the effectiveness of health, education, and...

    9 September 2020

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    Uganda Economic Growth Forum 2020: Unlocking new opportunities for inclusive growth during and after COVID-19

    Watch the conference here: https://www.facebook.com/134471723319085/videos/1230879870599430   The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (Uganda) and the IGC host the 4th Economic Growth Forum. The main objective of the conference is to identify actionable policy interventions to mitigate the negative impacts of COVID-19 as well as recommend...

    1 September 2020

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    The impact of COVID-19 on small-holder farmers in India and the way forward

    In India more than 80% of the agriculture sector comprises of small and marginal farmers (Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, 2015). Agriculture and its allied sectors are the source of livelihood of around 54.6% of the population (Economic Survey 2019-20) and its contribution was around 16.5% of the GDP. Furthermore, small-holder farmers contribute to both...

    28 August 2020

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    Adaptive policymaking: Bridging planning, policy and practice in KP

    The Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR) in partnership with International Growth Centre (IGC) and Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) is organising a webinar on how Pakistan’s provinces can strengthen their public service delivery and make planning more responsive. Latest research on state-building capacity by Harvard University pushes for...

    27 August 2020

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    IGC Patna Summer School in development economics

    The International Growth Centre, directed by the London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Oxford, along with the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) Thiruvananthapuram and Indian Institute of Management, Shillong is organising the 2nd IGC Patna Summer School in Development Economics on 9th – 14th August 2020. The workshop will be held at the Hotel Maurya,...

    9–14 August 2020