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    Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference

    On 9th September, IGC Cities and Cities that Work are co-hosting the 6th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Conference. The conference will bring together academics and development practitioners to present and discuss questions relating to People, Markets and Cities. In particular, the conference will focus on effective land, housing, transport and local labour market...

    9–10 September 2019

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    Ideas for India panel discussion on financing development in India

    When: 6:30 - 8:00pm, Monday, 9 September Where: Desire Hall, Le Méridien Hotel New Delhi One of the key challenges facing the growth process in India is to find an effective way to finance investment. Banks, especially the public sector banks, are stressed and so are the non-banking financial companies (NBFCs). Due to rural distress, farmers have been demanding loan...

    9 September 2019

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    Webinar: Small and Growing Business Evidence Fund Information Session

    Date: Thursday, 5 September 2019 Time: 10:30 EST, 15:30 GMT Join ANDE and the International Growth Centre for a webinar introducing a new fund to expand the evidence base for the Small and Growing Business (SGB) sector. The fund will support collaborations between researchers and practitioners to answer critical questions about the most effective ways to support...

    5 September 2019

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    Financing Punjab’s cities: Land and property taxes workshop

    IGC Pakistan and Cities that Work co-hosted an interactive roundtable workshop on property taxes with the Government of Punjab with support from the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR). The workshop is part of IGC's engagement with the Government of Punjab to support its tax reform agenda by strengthening revenue from property and land. It also builds upon...

    1 September 2019

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    Uganda Economic Growth Forum 2019: Industrialisation for job creation and shared prosperity

    The Ugandan economy has experienced significant recovery since 2016, with increased levels of growth in recent years across the agricultural, industrial and service sectors. However, despite these successes, there remain significant development challenges that threaten Uganda’s long term growth trajectory, particularly in the context of sluggish global growth...

    22 August 2019