Formalization of informal trade in Africa: Trends, experiences and socio-economic impacts

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Four approaches to formalizing informal trade -based on policy and legislation, partnerships, rights, and incentives and compliance- presented via case studies and recommendations, including regulatory reform, limiting business licensing and tackling corruption. 

 

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