Laterite’s Fred Nkubito is off to Manchester University

Fred Nkubito joined Laterite in October 2014 after working on a number of projects with researchers from Tulane University. In that time he has worked as a senior Field Supervisor on the Data Team.   He has been an integral part of some of Laterite’s biggest projects – a case study on Rural Women's Employment and [...]

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Laterite Publishes Export Handbook for Rwanda

We are pleased to share with you an Export Handbook for Rwanda developed and designed by Laterite. This resource was commissioned by TMEA and the Private Sector Federation (PSF). The Export Handbook (EHB) provides information on the most essential topics one needs to consider when exporting. This handbook is meant to be the first step in a series, which will […]

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Laterite accepted as an Associate Member of 3ie

Laterite has been selected as an Associate Member of 3ie (International Initiative for Impact Evaluation) – one of 9 institutions in Africa. 3ie is an international grant-making NGO promoting evidence-informed development policies and programmes. They fund impact evaluations and systematic reviews that generate evidence on what works in development programmes and why. As an Associate […]

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Laterite Launches PhD Hub – Interview with Leander Heldring

Why do some societies manage to raise taxes efficiently while some others don’t? What are the roles of the state and history in the process? These are some of the fascinating questions Leander Heldring, a PhD candidate in Economics at Oxford, is investigating. In close collaboration with Laterite, and with the support of the International Growth Centre [...]

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