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  • Event

    Policy reform and economic change: findings from IGC studies in Ethiopia

    This half-day event showcases evidence form IGC-funded research projects that focus on industrial development and public service delivery and aims to share ideas, experiences and best practices for achieving sustainable growth in Ethiopia. The conference brings together policy stakeholders and local and international researchers. The projects covered by this event...

    22 February 2018

  • Event

    Energy dissemination workshop

    The event brings together relevant Government of Tanzania stakeholders, such as the energy sector regulator and energy providers, researchers, NGOs, and development partners. In addition to the project researchers (ESMI and World Resources Institute), participants include personnel from the implementing partners (Hivos and International Institute for Environment and...

    21 March 2018

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Civic education and women’s political participation

    Women face significant barriers to participation and leadership in Ghanaian politics due to social norms. A lack of direct representation reduces women’s influence on community decisions and is more generally thought to hold back local economic development. In order to tackle this issue, Ghana’s National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) implemented a civic...

    16 Feb 2018 | Nahomi Ichino, Noah Nathan

  • Person

    Noah Nathan

    Noah Nathan is Assistant Professor of Political Science and a Faculty Associate at the University’s Center for Political Studies. His research focuses on political behavior and the development of political parties in new democracies in Africa. His book project examines electoral competition in African cities and is based on field research in Ghana. His work has been...

  • Person

    Nahomi Ichino

    Nahomi Ichino is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and a Faculty Associate of the Center for Political Studies and the African Studies Center at the University of Michigan.  Her research interests focus primarily on ethnic politics, voter behavior, and political parties in developing democracies, with a regional specialization in...

  • Person

    HE Janice Charette

    Janice Charette assumed her responsibilities as Canadian High Commissioner tothe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on September 7,2016. Prior to this, Ms. Charette served as Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet from October 2014 to January 2016 where she served as the principal public service advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Land tenure considerations for neighbourhood planning

    15 Feb 2018 | Thierry Hoza Ngoga

  • Publication - Synthesis paper

    Private vs. public collection in enhancing local tax revenues

    15 Feb 2018 | Astrid Haas, Priya Manwaring

  • Publication - Synthesis paper

    An overview of municipal finance in Hargeisa, Somaliland

    15 Feb 2018 | Astrid Haas