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9 years basic education policy brief

This briefing document is intended to inform discussion of future directions for development of Rwandan basic education (9YB). It focuses on primary education, which is the necessary foundation for entry to secondary education and for the skills which will lead to useful employment....

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PB 5 Street-Connected Children in Rwanda

This briefing document is intended to inform discussions on the steps that can be taken by government and development partners to ensure that street-connected children in Rwanda are able to claim and exercise their human rights as guaranteed by international law ratified by the...

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Policy Brief 2010 Service Delivery

Good service delivery is essential in all economies and more critical in service-led economies. Rwanda has an ambition to become a service -led economy yet research demonstrates that service delivery in Rwanda is generally poor. Thus, poor service delivery in Rwanda endangers the...

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Education Report Policy Brief 20.09.2012

This policy brief assesses the impact of parental contributions on 9YBE funding. It does this by assessing schools in two contrasting Rwandan Districts, one very poor and one better off. The key finding is that in the wealthier area parental contributions were very significant : they...

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Corporate Tax Incentives

This policy brief aims to assess the direct benefits and costs of corporate tax incentives given to attract Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) in Rwanda and their implications on revenue collection, service delivery and job creation over...

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Girls-Education

This policy brief provides recommendations for policy and practice interventions to close the gender gap in educational achievement in Rwanda. The recommendations are based on research carried out into girl’s educational performance in 2007. Despite significant progress having been...

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PB 1 Imihigo Evaluation

Rwanda has made remarkable progress towards achieving the goal of becoming a middle income country as reflected by Vision 2020. This is evident through significant socio-economic transformation observed in the last decade as a result of the implementation of programs under the...

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PB 2 Analysis of Rwanda agriculture budget expenditure

In Rwanda, the agriculture sector play an important role as it occupies approximately 72% of the active population especially women and contributes close to 33% of the national GDP, 70% of the country’s export revenue and about 90% of national food needed (NISR, 2015). The sector...

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Policy Brief 2010_FINAL_service delivery

Good service delivery is essential in all economies and more critical in service-led economies. Rwanda has an ambition to become a service -led economy yet research demonstrates that service delivery in Rwanda is generally poor. Thus, poor service delivery in Rwanda endangers the...

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Policy brief on aid effectiveness report in Rwanda

Rwanda is one of the poorest countries in the world, but it has made dramatic development progress in recent years. Rebuilding the country and setting it on to a path of sustainable development after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi has been the major priority for the Government,...

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