This paper offers a conceptual framework to understand the relationship between donors, governments and donor-funded consultants who come in to implement Public Finance Management Reforms. The paper explores the lines of accountability that are drown between these different set of actors.
Bringing together some 200 participants (government representatives, parliamentarians, farmers and agricultural producers, investors and representatives from regional organisations, international agencies, research institutes, NGOs, etc.), the Bamako meeting highlighted a large diversity of view
It was with this aim in mind that the Secretariat of the Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC/OECD) had organised and moderated this regional dialogue at a time when many questions were being asked in West Africa about current reforms of land laws; property rights and rules on land expropriation (gov
Last 31st May and 1st June 2010, the first Meeting of the African Renewable Energy Technology Platform (AFRETEP) was held at the European Commission - Joint Research Centre located in Ispra (Italy). The power point presentations can be found in the attached folder.
While a massive body of water separates Haiti and the Democratic Republic of Congo, there’s not an ocean of difference between them in terms of the scale of the governance challenges facing their education sectors.
When the children of Inyima in southeast Nigeria began to fall sick and die, villagers were horrified to learn that their own poor hygiene practices had contaminated the community’s drinking water, causing a deadly diarrhoea outbreak.
Technical assistance plays a key part in projects backed by the European Development Fund (EDF). However, translating the needs of a beneficiary government can be challenging. We hear from Ram-Maria Ouedraogo who has experience of working on both sides of the aid partnership.