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Taxation ProgrammeVNG International takes pride in featuring in UN Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) report on investment and economic development in secondary cities in Ghana and Uganda.

The wider objective of the project is to support the Ghanaian city of Kumasi in dealing with the effects of the COVD-19 pandemic.<br />
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The specific objectives are:<br />
- To provide support for and strengthen micro and small businesses towards faster economic recovery through the promotion of Local Economic Development<br />
- To enhance the capacity of institutions both public and private to govern effectively in times of crisis<br />

Jeroen Diepemaat, alderman of the Dutch municipality of Enschede, and Julian Baskin, special advisor at Cities Alliance, Members of the advisory committee of the Governance of Inclusive Green Growth in Cities (DEALS) programme set foot on the ground in Kumasi (Ghana) and Sèmè-Podji (Benin) from 2-4 of

A recent report by KU Leuven’s HIVA research institute shows insight in and lessons learned from decentralisation organisations to taxation initiatives in the global south.

In Ghana VNG International, together with its local partner Maple consult, are implementing The Ghana Tax Revenue for Economic Enhancement (TREE) project (2019-2021) to boost revenues and improve quality of services delivered by the participating municipalities. End of March a leaderships masterclass for mayors and political leaders of the first tranche of participating municipalities was organised in Cape Coast, Central Region.

In Ghana VNG International, together with its local partner Maple consult, are implementing the so called The Ghana Tax Revenue for Economic Enhancement (TREE) project (2019-2021) to boost revenues and improve quality of services delivered by the participating municipalities.

Despite global progress in fighting poverty there are problems of inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, conflict, migration and refugee flows. The need has never been greater to develop to balance prosperity with social well-being and environmental protection. Several international conferences in 2015 set out new global agendas to deal with these challenges. There is global recognition that local governments have a significant role in implementing the agreed agendas with other state and non-state organisations.<br />

Despite global progress in fighting poverty there are problems of inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, conflict, migration and refugee flows. The need has never been greater to develop to balance prosperity with social well-being and environmental protection. Several international conferences in 2015 set out new global agendas to deal with these challenges. There is global recognition that local governments have a significant role in implementing the agreed agendas with other state and non-state organisations.<br />

Despite global progress in fighting poverty there are problems of inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, conflict, migration and refugee flows. The need has never been greater to develop to balance prosperity with social well-being and environmental protection. Several international conferences in 2015 set out new global agendas to deal with these challenges. There is global recognition that local governments have a significant role in implementing the agreed agendas with other state and non-state organisations.<br />

Despite global progress in fighting poverty there are problems of inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, conflict, migration and refugee flows. The need has never been greater to develop to balance prosperity with social well-being and environmental protection. Several international conferences in 2015 set out new global agendas to deal with these challenges. There is global recognition that local governments have a significant role in implementing the agreed agendas with other state and non-state organisations.<br />