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    Using ICT to build state capacity

    A well-functioning state requires the effective management of its systems and resources. This video shows how IGC work has played an important role in developing Information Communications Technologies to improve government service delivery in Pakistan across areas such as tax collection, procurement, and health.

    7 Nov 2019

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    Kabul: Identity, legitimacy and governance

    What roles do cities, with their youthful populations, play in developing a sense of identity and legitimacy in fragile contexts? This panel takes Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan and the fifth fastest-growing city in the world, as a case study to examine how urban contexts and actors can support, or undermine, national stability by providing a dense spatial context...

    4 Nov 2019

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    Mobile phone technology and Uganda's development

    IGC Country Economist Nicole Ntungire discusses how mobile phones have the potential to play an important role in Uganda's development, particularly through mobile banking and monitoring service delivery.

    31 Oct 2019

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    Financing Pakistan's cities

    New decentralisation laws in Pakistan have created opportunities for Punjab's cities to increase revenues raised from property and land. A new video looks at how the IGC advised policymakers on its tax reform agenda and in strengthening revenue collections through incentives.

    28 Oct 2019

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    The importance of bus rapid transit systems (BRTs) for cities

    Astrid Haas, Senior Country Economist and Manager of the Cities that Work Initiative, shares her thoughts on the most game-changing research of the past decade and discusses the importance of bus rapid transit systems for cities.

    28 Oct 2019

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    How Punjab can develop integrated cities with improved revenues and urban service delivery

    David Savage, Programme Manager of Cities Support Programme at the National Treasury of South Africa, discusses how Punjab can develop integrated cities with improved revenues and urban service delivery to unleash growth.

    25 Oct 2019

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    Best practices for property tax enforcement

    Astrid Haas, Senior Country Economist and Head of the Cities that Work Initiative, discusses best practices of property tax enforcement and what Punjab can learn from other countries' experience.

    25 Oct 2019

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    Highlights from the IGC-CDPR Cities that Work workshop

    The Government of Punjab has been working with the IGC on issues of property tax, local governments and urban service delivery and following the introduction of a new local government structure in Punjab, it is keen to learn how cross-country learnings may apply to the Pakistani context for setting the right revenue policy and administrative structures. Responding to...

    25 Oct 2019

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    Video: Addressing challenges of women's mobility in Punjab

    Issues regarding safety and social norms can deter women from using modes of public transport and constrain them from entering the workforce. This video explores three IGC projects in Pakistan that aim to understand the problem and provide solutions for policymakers.

    10 Oct 2019