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The government of Morocco is engaged in an ambitious programme of public sector reform. Some eight years into the programme, experience shows that such reform is time consuming and requires cross-ministerial support and robust regulation to be successful, writes Pierre Hennebert, E4 EuropeAid in a new report.
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30 November 2010

A group to discuss and support the pragmatic and gradual introduction of a "political economy" approach in EC Development Cooperation.

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Seniors receive a state pension at the age of 70 in Lesotho, Southern Africa. But in a country with an average life expectancy of 44, is this a social protection scheme worth applauding? Yes, says Giorgia Giovannetti, Scientific Director of the 2010/2011 European Report on Development.
Rather than corruption being seen as something inherently negative, it should be understood as a practice embedded in the everyday elements of a society, according to a study on everyday corruption in Africa.
Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 28 May 2011

This summary presents a synthesis of discussions that took place at a World Bank-EU workshop on decentralisation processes in Madagascar.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 19 July 2011

This reference document from the European Commission (EC) provides guidance to EC sector specialists on how to improve the quality and impact of response strategies at sector level by analysing governance in sectors in a more systematic and comprehensive manner.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 19 July 2011

Ghana’s reviewed decentralization policy is likely to bring about incremental rather than transformational change. In the authors’ view, extensive decentralisation would be likely to exacerbate problems rather than solve them.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 19 July 2011

Decentralisation reforms have rarely bred empowered democratic local authorities. Discretion and accountability relationships depend on the political economy of each country, and historical/colonial legacies.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 19 July 2011

This volume presents a preliminary framework designed to help international development partners consider the relevance of political economy issues for their programmatic support to decentralization and local government reform.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 19 July 2011

This paper by Prof. Keshav C. Sharma (University of Botswana), argues that traditional structures continue to play a role in local development.

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