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    Growth reset: Renewing focus on sustainability in developing countries

     You can also listen to the audio event recording here: IGC Admin · Growth reset: Renewing focus on sustainability in developing countries The planet had already warmed by around 1.2°C since pre-industrial times when the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. This led to an unprecedented drop in human and economic activity and has...

    28 April 2021

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    IGC India event: Productive electricity use, supply quality and reform preferences in emerging economies

    The reliability and access to electricity remain a challenge across much of rural India despite rapidly growing grid electrification rates. Small and medium-sized firms represent one-third of businesses in low-income countries but are also the most vulnerable to bad electric supply. A study conducted in four rural Indian states found that only 65% of firms are connected to...

    26 April 2021

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    A review of IGC research for the Uganda revenue authority

    Taxation plays a critical dual function in fostering economic growth. Not only are tax revenues critical to fund growth-enhancing public infrastructure and services; tax policy and administration also plays a key role in directing productive and sustainable economic activity. As Uganda strives to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and global recession, these...

    15 April 2021

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    Trade agreements for private sector development

    https://youtu.be/QZ2K2FV4kHM You can also listen to the audio recording of the event here: IGC Admin · Trade agreements for private sector development   The Government of Uganda strives to promote private sector development and job creation through active participation in international trade agreements. However, planers and decision makers are aware that the...

    31 March 2021

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    IGC India online event: Women in the economy

    In India women’s labour force participation stands at 20.79%, who are mostly engaged in the informal sector. A report by The Economists stated that only 7% of women in urban India have paid jobs. Existing barriers and challenges are inter-twined across work and household responsibilities and ranges across various factors such as the burden of unpaid care work, lack of job...

    12 March 2021