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    Remote but productive: Practical lessons from productive uses of energy in Tanzania

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2019
    Energy Change Lab works with pioneers and changemakers in Tanzania to build sustainable, people-centred energy systems. Our productive uses of energy (PUE) programme helps rural communities increase their incomes and productivity.
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    Participatory guarantee systems in Tanzania: Locally focused quality assurance systems

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2019
    Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGSs) are alternative certification schemes for organic products, built on trust and social networks, and intended for local markets. In contrast to third party export-oriented certification schemes, farmers working with PGSs are directly involved in the implementation of the system.
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    The role of information technology to enhance property tax revenue in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2019
    Public finance theory suggests that property tax is an ideal local tax. But it’s also a ‘data-hungry’ tax, making it difficult and costly to administer properly— especially at the local government level where capacity, skills and resources are often lacking.
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    Property owners’ knowledge and attitudes towards property taxation in Tanzania

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2018
    Property taxation (PT) is high on the political agenda in Tanzania and considered a cornerstone of the Government’s efforts to strengthen broad based direct taxation. Because it is visible to taxpayers, and in principle linked to improved local services, PT holds a unique potential to act as a foundation for bargaining between taxpayers and governments over revenue and public spending.
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    The role of information communication technology to enhance property tax revenue in Africa: a tale of four cities in three countries

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2018
    Information communication technology (ICT) is an important tool to support local governments in their efforts to more efficiently administer property taxes and other own-source revenues. Increasingly, developing countries, including those in Africa, are managing large volumes of data on taxable properties and taxpayers within the ICT environment.
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    The customer is king: evidence on VAT compliance in Tanzania

    International Centre for Tax and Development, 2018
    Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) regime by reducing tax evasion through a combination of measures, including improved tax legislation and more effec
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    Vulnerabilities in urban protracted displacement: exploring the roles of space and time

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    This Operational Practice Paper explores how better understandings of the ways in which the functioning of cities as systems interacts with the vulnerabilities, exposure to risks and ultimately, wellbeing of vulnerable communities can inform more effective humanitarian and development practice.
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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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