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    IGC Session - 2017 Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA) Annual Conference

    IGC Ethiopia will host a session at the 2017 Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA) Annual Conference on 20-22 July in Addis Ababa. This prestigious conference, usually held in July, attracts more than 1,000 participants and has proved to be an excellent forum at which (both local and international) researchers, who are working on important and relevant topics on...

    20–22 July 2017

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    Workshop on the political effects of programmatic development policy

    IGC India Bihar will host a workshop to disseminate the results found from the study "The political effects of programmatic development policy: can Bihar break the clientelist trap?". Jonathan Phillip (PI on the project) will present the findings of this study during the event. The main aim of the study was to understand how the Bihar government’s reforms since 2005...

    22 July 2017

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    Urban futures for Dhaka and Bangladesh

    IGC Bangladesh hosted a seminar with Professor Tony Venables on 20th July 2017 at the BRAC Centre, followed by a discussion amongst stakeholders working on issues related to urbanisation in Bangladesh. Prof. Venables first talked about urban land use and associated rights and regulation. Issues related to land inevitably have direct implications on urban housing and...

    20 July 2017

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    Workshop on the impact of community mobilisation on land rights governance

    IGC India Bihar hosted a workshop on Tuesday 18 July to disseminate the results found from the study ‘The impact of community mobilisation on land rights governance: evidence from a homestead land entitlement initiative in Gaya District of Bihar India’ to policymakers and other local stakeholders. Andre Joshua Nickow and Sanjay Kumar (PIs on the project) presented...

    18 July 2017

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    Seeds of change in the garment industry

    Garment manufacturing is seen as a major opportunity for Bangladesh’s development. The sector has seen massive growth, but with this growth has come a variety of challenges around safety, working conditions, and exposure to international markets. Overall, while there is no doubt about the role garment manufacturing will play in Bangladesh’s development, it is still very...

    16 July 2017