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    Decentralisation in Zambia

    The International Growth Centre hosts a roundtable on 4th February 2022 in Lusaka to bring together government departments, academic expertise, and practitioner experience to discuss the government's decentralisation objective and practical barriers faced in achieving them. The roundtable is chaired by Mr Gary G Nkombo, the Minister of Local Government and Rural...

    4 February 2022

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    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

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    The future of urban development in Afghanistan

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQkFCMLUiBA&ab_channel=OxfordUrbanists Shahrukh Wani, Economist at IGC’s Cities that Work initiative moderates a discussion on contemporary urban-development dynamics in Afghanistan hosted by Oxford Urbanists. In conversation are Sana Safi, a journalist with the BBC World Service, Srinivasa Popuri of UN-Habitat, and Erol Yayboke of...

    10 December 2021

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    3rd annual conference of the private sector development research network

    PSDRN Conference: Keynote Speech by Makhtar Diop, IFC Managing Director PSDRN Panel Discussion: Directions for Research on Private Enterprises and the Green Recovery PSDRN Panel Discussion: Climate Adaptation Post-COP-26: Challenges and Knowledge Gaps PSDRN Conference - Closing Plenary Discussion The Private Sector Development (PSD) Research Network...

    9–10 December 2021

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    Vaccine acceptance: Promoting rapid immunisation against COVID-19 in Mozambique

    Mozambique has so far vaccinated 11% of the population and aims to cover just over 50% of the population by the end of the year 2021. Time is very tight to increase vaccination coverage and will require a greater logistical and campaign effort to cope with this new phase of mass vaccination. Moreover, the new Omicron variant detected by South African scientists on 24...

    9 December 2021