Welcome to the ICTD

We are a research network improving the quality of tax policy and administration in sub-Saharan Africa. 

We collaboratively generate policy-relevant research and build African research capacity in the area of taxation. 

Taxing the Digitalising Economy

Currently, the governments of over 130 countries, led by the OECD and G20, are considering radical reforms to international rules that shape the taxation of multinational companies. Our work on this topic supports research and debate to help low-income countries navigate a fast-paced and technically complex agenda with a lot at stake. Explore our new hub, which includes a list of key resources, news, analysis, and a curated Twitter feed.

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News and events

30 September 2020
Past Event
How can we improve Sri Lanka’s Debt Sustainability? (Online)

The Advocata Institute launches its latest public policy discussion series ‘DeepDive’. The series will commence with several discussions on the topic  “How can we improve Sri Lanka’s Debt Sustainability?”. The discussion series will kickstart with a lecture on the same topic, presented by Mr. Murtaza Jafferjee, Chairman of the Advocata Institute. The panel discussion includes…

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August 2020
We’re recruiting a Communications Officer

The ICTD has expanded rapidly in the last few years, growing into an international, friendly, and dynamic team. As a core part of our work, we are seeking to increase our capacity in communications and engagement, and are particularly in need of someone with strong writing and editing skills. The main purpose of the Communications…

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We have open calls for research proposals on taxation and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

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Interested in tax and development issues but short on time? Our Research in Brief series offers 2-page summaries of the key findings and recommendations from our working papers.

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