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    Policy implementation under stress: central-local government relations in property tax collection in Tanzania

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2018
    Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences from Tanzania offer a unique opportunity to examine opportunities and challenges facing such cooperation between central and local government agencies in a developing country context.
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    Property taxation in anglophone East Africa: case study of Tanzania

    Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2010
    The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the African Tax Institute (ATI), located at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, are awarding Research Fellowships to African Scholars through a joint partnership to undertake research on property related taxation in all 54 African countries.
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    Tanzania makes great strides to tackle hunger and nutrition

    29 May 2018: While the African continent continues to face significant challenges in its fight against hunger and undernutrition, several African governments have increased their commitments in the fight against hunger and undernutrition.
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    Prospects for peace in a petro-state: Gas extraction and participation in violence in Tanzania

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn this newfound resource wealth into rapid economic growth and poverty reduction.
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    Petroleum populism: How new resource endowments shape voter choices

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic rule, and distribute public goods to their supporters.
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    ESRC-DFID research for policy and practice: women's life choices

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    This collection of ESRC-DFID-funded research identifies critical elements that are important to address if women’s and girls’ lives are to change for the better. The research looks at the mobility constraints experienced by girls and how a lack of access to means of transport hampers their access to paid work, health services, and schooling.
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    Mining sector taxation in Tanzania

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2012
    Tanzania introduced its first mining policy in 1996, aiming to transform the nascent industry into a robust private-led sector. The Mining Policy of 1996 and the Mining Act of 1997 laid out a 25-30-year vision that would see the sector's contribution to GDP grow from 1.5 per cent in 1996 to 10 per cent in 2025.
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    People’s views of taxation in Africa: a review of research on determinants of tax compliance

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2012
    What are the key determinants of taxpayer compliance? And which features of citizen-state relations govern attitudes and behaviour regarding taxation? This paper examines the analytical foundation, methodological approaches and key findings of available empirical literature on taxpayer behaviour in Africa.
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    Low government revenue from the mining sector in Zambia and Tanzania: fiscal design, technical capacity or political will?

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2013
    The contribution of mining to economic and social development in Sub-Saharan Africa is under increased scrutiny and criticism. Minerals are non-renewable resources, and production represents a transformation from a subsoil to a financial asset.
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    No time to rest: women’s lived experiences of balancing paid work and unpaid care work

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    This report provides evidence on the lived experiences of women in low-income families, as they strive to balance their paid work and unpaid care work responsibilities. It presents the findings of a mixed-methods research project carried out in India, Nepal, Rwanda, and Tanzania during 2015–17.

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