Housing as a Strategy for Poverty Reduction in Ghana

Even though housing is a basic necessity of life, more than half of the population in Ghana live in poor houses where they have no access to adequate sanitary facilities, water and warmth to meet their daily physical needs. Adequate housing is one of the effective means to alleviate poverty because shelter is usually the most expensive item for households.

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Property Tax Regimes in East Africa

This report reviews the Property Tax Regimes in East African Countries namely Kenya, Uganda  and Tanzania. The three countries are all former colonies of Britain and have had different development experiences since their independence and still have different bases of property taxation (more…)