INES to partner with ICTD in research related to Taxation

On this Tuesday 15th October 2019 INES-Ruhengeri has pleasure to welcome Prof Mick Moore, Chief Executive Officer of International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) located in United Kingdom.

International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is a global policy research network, devoted to improving the quality of tax policy and administration in developing countries, with a special focus on sub-Saharan Africa; and INES- Ruhengeri is one of the private high learning institutions in Rwanda which is offering different academic programs including Masters of Science in taxation;

ICTD and INES- Ruhengeri have expressed their willingness to enter into partnership in order to optimize some academic and extracullicura programs for students and supporting evidence based tax research projects;

INES-Ruhengeri and ICTD have signed the MoU with the main objective of providing a general framework for the collaboration and partnership between ICTD and INES-Ruhengeri.

ICTD and INES-Ruhengeri have agreed to establish a collaborative relationship in different areas related to taxation in Rwanda. Different modalities will be used in the collaboration such as:

  1. Research and Publication
  • Conduct joint research project in the area of taxation
  • Jointly support MINECOFIN and Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) in policy-oriented research on tax matters
  • Establish online program on taxation
  • Design a joint outreach program on taxation in Rwanda
  • Develop joint research projects for grants application
  • Support Alumni of Masters of science in taxation in tax research activities
  • Elaboration of joint proposal to be submitted to different potential donors under the leadership of ICTD
  • Support of establishment of Professional body on taxes for strengthening the roles of tax advisors visible
  • Disseminating tax research outputs to relevant policymakers
  • Publication through both in national and international journals
  1. Capacity building

 Building research capacity of academic researchers in tax related subject through trainings and by providing research grants.

  • Establishing research centre on taxation
  • Organize different joint short trainings on request of RRA
  • Design an executive academic program in taxation for senior officials and mangers of different public and private institutions
  • Participation in different tax related research networks
  • Organize training of tax practitioners
  • Organize hands on practical and technical training on different technics to design and conduct research projects;
  • Training academic researchers in statistical or other forms of tax data analysis;
Vice Chancellor and Prof Moore Exchanging MoU
Vice Chancellor and Prof Mick Moore 
Vice Chancellor and Prof Mick Moore 
Group photo

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