Over the years, CIPE has actively contributed to policy discussions and thought leadership in the democracy and economic communities.
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Interest Group Participation in Government Groups in Kenya

11.15.2022 | Case Studies | David Irwin, Mercy Kyande
Background on Research Conducted in Kenya on Interest Groups and their Effectiveness The objective of interest groups and business associations is to influence public policy. These organizations accomplish this by engaging in dialogue and advocacy with policymakers, both elected and unelected. A pot...

Tax Guide for Micro and Small Enterprises in Addis Ababa

08.19.2022 | Guides & Tools
The Taxation Guidebook for Micro and Small Enterprises in Addis Ababa provides an overview of the current tax legislation for Ethiopian micro and small businesses. The guidebook provides an overview of the tax legislation issued by the Ethiopian government and includes useful information regarding t...

Sahel Conference Report

02.10.2022 | Annual Reports
English The stakeholders of the Sahel Economic Coalition Initiative met in Nouakchott, Mauritania between September 13 to 16, 2021 to analyze the effects of the pandemic on the private sector, as well as the response plans of each G5 Sahel country. This event was a part of a process of constructive ...

Case Studies from the Sida Project in Ethiopia

01.25.2022 | Case Studies | CIPE East Africa Regional Office in Addis Ababa
Sida Project Case Studies Following a COVID-19 impact assessment in Ethiopia, CIPE established a revolving loan fund to benefit marginal economic actors – specifically women-owned businesses – to recover from the devastating consequences of the economic downturn triggered by the pandemic. To clo...

Women Alliance of Business Associations in Zimbabwe (WABAZ)

08.31.2021 | Case Studies
Zimbabwe has battled democratic and economic instability since the early 2000s, leaving women and marginalized groups excluded from political and economic leadership. Government reform in 2009 provided one of the first opportunities for women to engage in economic policy and play a more visible role...

Africa Business Ethics Conference (ABEC), Nigeria 2020 — Conference White Paper

08.27.2021 | Articles
Introductory Note  Looking ahead as CIPE publishes the Africa Business Ethics Conference (ABEC) 2020 White Paper summarizing the key takeaways from the conference, we are excited to announce that the place and date for ABEC 2021 has been fixed for Nairobi, Kenya around anticorruption week in...

The Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Regional Stability in the Sahel

04.30.2021 | Case Studies | CIPE
CIPE is dedicated to supporting innovative solutions that support women business leaders and entrepreneurs across the Sahel. As an example of our approach, on March 16, CIPE hosted a virtual event titled, Contribution de l’Entrepreneuriat Féminin à la Stabilité au Sahel in collaboration with th...
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