What’s the catch? Fiscal Policies for Fisheries in five African Countries

The taxation of fisheries: rationale and overarching debates Many low-income countries (LICs) have long struggled to increase their domestic revenue mobilisation, which is often seen as a necessary step to achieve a more sustained economic development. A wider fiscal space can lead to more funds being available for social spending and infrastructure investment, both of which are required to improve livelihood opportunities for their citizens. A decreased dependence on external aid to finance domestic policies, coupled with more frequent bargaining about revenue extraction between the government and the population, could also lead to better governance outcome.
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Occhiali G. (2022) What’s the catch? Fiscal Policies for Fisheries in five African Countries, Ferdi Note Brève B228