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    Can business-driven fortified foods reach nutritionally vulnerable households? A case study of tiger biscuits

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2018
    Fortification of food has been an effective way to address micronutrient deficiency. This paper presents a case study of iron-fortified Tiger brand biscuits of Britannia Industries Limited (BIL).
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    Keeping African girls in school with better sanitary care

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    For young girls in developing countries, not knowing how to manage their periods can hinder access to education. Research from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London demonstrates that in rural Uganda, providing free sanitary products and lessons about puberty to girls may increase their attendance at school.
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    Farmers’ seed systems in Nepal: review of national legislations

    Development Fund, Norway, 2017
    Seed regulatory frameworks in Nepal were reviewed from the perspective of farmers’ seed systems. Nepal has formulated 17 policy instruments (including draft bills) since 1988 when the first Seed Act came into effect. Of these, 16 are either on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, or on seed or related to overall agriculture development in Nepal.
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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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    Taxing the urban boom: property taxation and land leasing in Kigali and Addis Ababa

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2015
    Much contemporary economic growth in Africa is driven by urban service sectors including construction and real estate. This manifests in rapidly transforming landscapes and the proliferation of valuable property in the continent’s booming large cities, often accompanied by growing socio-economic inequality.
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    Information technology and fiscal capacity in a developing country: evidence from Ethiopia

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2015
    Governments in developing countries are typically constrained by a limited fiscal capacity to finance the provision of essential public goods – a constraint that has been cited as one of the fundamental challenges to economic development.
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    Business people’s views of paying taxes in Ethiopia

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2016
    This study examines factors that determine business people’s attitudes towards paying taxes in Ethiopia.
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    A fiscal history of Ethiopia: taxation and aid dependence 1960-2010

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2016
    This paper reviews the fiscal history of Ethiopia, focusing particularly on the period between 1960 and 2010, for which detailed fiscal data is available to underpin the analysis.
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    Determinants of tax revenue in Ethiopia

    2018
    Fiscal deficit is the core issue of most of the developing countries over the past several decades. The reason behind the large increase in fiscal imbalance is the rapid expansion in expenditure and low revenue collection. Hence, efficient tax system is crucial for these countries.
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    Determinants of tax revenue in Ethiopia

    2018
    Fiscal deficit is the core issue of most of the developing countries over the past several decades. The reason behind the large increase in fiscal imbalance is the rapid expansion in expenditure and low revenue collection. Hence, efficient tax system is crucial for these countries.

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