Skills in Tanzania

The shortage of technical skills in Tanzania has been one of the most fundamental constraints to its industrial development. Vocational training institutions are funded by a skills levy collected by t...

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Tax authority in Tanzania

The Export Processing Zones (EPZs) seek to attract new export-oriented foreign and local investments to create international competitiveness for export-led economic growth. The Special Economic Zones ...

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Port smuggling in Tanzania

Despite several recent studies assessing inefficiencies and corruption issues in Dar es Salaam’s main port, the evidence on corruption dynamics remains scattered. These studies mainly looked at inef...

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Skills in Bangladesh

Overall, the performance of skills training programmes in Bangladesh has been poor. But some targeted programmes have done well because they have addressed relevant market failures with targeted fundi...

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Climate Change in Bangladesh

As a developing country subject to potentially serious damage as a result of climate change, Bangladesh has received significant subsidies from development partners to invest in adaptation and mitigat...

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Power in Bangladesh

Productive investments in the power generation sector have been minimal, while less efficient and more costly investments have multiplied. There has been significant corruption through rent capture be...

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