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Title:Transforming the informal sector: how to overcome the challenges
Editor:Maliyamkono, T. LutaISNI
Year:2012
Pages:416
Language:English
City:Dar es Salaam
Publisher:TEMA Publishers Company Ltd
Geographic terms:Tanzania
Kenya
Malawi
Namibia
Subjects:informal sector
small enterprises
taxation
Abstract:This book aims at providing a foundation for the development of cost effective training and support programmes for small entrepreneurs, in order to help them to make the transition from the informal sector to growing formal businesses. In twelve chapters, the book discusses possibilities and problems, focussing mainly on Tanzania, but also dealing with business formalisation in Kenya, Malawi and Namibia. 1. Informal economy and domestic revenue (T.L. Maliyamkono, on Tanzania); 2. Transforming artisanal fisheries sector for increased productivity and revenue in Tanzania (P.O.J. Bwathondi, with help from S.J. Kangwe and P.O. Onyango); 3. Determining the size and potential contribution of the informal forestry sector (Hadija Kiimu with help from Kahana Lukumbuzya, on Tanzania); 4. Estimation of the size and value of the informal servicesector in Tanzania (Nehemia Osoro); 5. The informal retail trade sub-sector in Tanzania: size, tax potential and poverty reduction (Patrick Mugoya); 6. Determining the size and potential contribution of the informal tourism sector industry in Tanzania (Mary C. Kalikawe; 7. Formalising the informal sector in Kenya: retail trade sector (Nicholas Simiyu); 8. Locating, sizing and formalisation of Malawi's informal sector (Ben Kaluwa); 9. Artisanal fisheries section on Namibia (Udai Lal Paliwal with help from K.R. Sharma); 10. Formalising the informal sector: Eastern Europe experience (James Morton); 11. Tax and the informal sector (Hugh Mason, on Tanzania); 12. Formalisation barriers and benefits (Ruta Mutakyaliwa, on Tanzania). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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