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formalize

verb conventionalize, form, give form to, give formal approval to, give formal status to, legalize, legitimatize, make formal, make official, make valid, ritualize, shape, solemnize, validate
Associated concepts: formalize an agreement
See also: authorize, characterize, codify, define, formulate, frame, record
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When selling the formalisation narrative, policymakers and authorities need to better articulate the benefits that come with formalisation for informal businesses.
This should be accompanied with interventions that enhance their business management capabilities, skills upgrading as well as increased access to finance as a precursor to formalisation.
In the second interview, D1 made progress in the formalisation process by relating the inequalities in formal limit notion with the narrower neighbourhoods.
That is, D1 had dynamic limit image and made progress in the formalisation process by relating dynamic processes with the narrower neighbourhoods and inequalities.
In fact, De Soto has argued clearly and often that formalisation is more than just handing out property titles.
Formalisation, De Soto has argued, is ultimately about nation building --including all of the country's people into a single constituency unified by a single rule of law.
Fairtlough (1994) states that formalisation is a method of creating discipline in work-processes and employee behaviour, which is very important for any collective creation process.
Hypothesis 3: Formalisation has positive relationship with Innovation.
formalisation mentors--using local business people who have already made the transition and provide positive role models to facilitate a change in behaviour; and
The Business Formalisation Centre is charged with improving access to do business through simple procedures and administrative formalities and by decreasing costs and deadlines.
This formalisation of the mm02 and Cisco relationship comes after four years of collaboration, during which mm02 developed a premier network architecture for mobile data services.
Some of the obstacles that the City faces include that the provision of formal housing is contributing to the containment of informal settlements, but the rate of delivery of these houses is insufficient; that the current legislative framework allows for the formalisation of existing settlements, but that these processes are lengthy and complex; that formalisation may be finished by 2014, but that it is only one aspect of the upgrading process (meaning that the shacks will still be there); and that informal settlements are currently excluded from the City s regulatory regime, meaning they do not fall under National Housing Regulations and the Building Code.