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  1. A Lesson in Public Sector Reform from Haiti

    The European Commission's experience in Haiti in support of a government-wide strengthening of the executive branch provides an encouraging example of government-driven donor co-ordination and an imaginative approach to capacity development and technical co-operation in a fragile or post-...
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  2. A Path for Many Small Steps Forward

    The Vietnamese government wants to include capacity development in their socio-economic planning. But what does that mean? Nils Boesen, who facilitated a recent in-country event, reports.
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  3. Good Public Services Depend on Strong Demand

    For Antoine Sawadogo, President of Citizenship Laboratory and former Ministry of Territorial Administration in Burkina Faso, building the capacity of local actors is a prerequisite for successful decentralisation in West Africa. It also implies enhancing users' capacity to formulate demand for...
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  4. HiQSTEP - High Quality Studies to Support activities under the Eastern Partnership

    Overall Project Objective: Advance the development and the objectives of the Eastern Partnership countries in various areas in view of a closer cooperation of these countries with the EU and among the countries themselves. Project Purpose: Produce high quality studies on specific subjects as...
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    Completed project owned by PKM 12 January 2015
  5. Smart Procurement for More Effective Aid

    More aid contracts being won locally could boost development and job creation in partner countries, according to a new report by the European Network on Debt and Development, Eurodad.
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  6. Quake Disaster Shouldn't Detract from Long-term Objectives

    Haiti is still reeling from a devastating earthquake, but its leaders don’t want the humanitarian relief operation to detract from the country’s long-term development objectives and the Commission has offered its support, according to top officials.
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  7. Rethinking Support to Local Governance

    To strengthen local governments across Africa, donors would be advised to spend more time and resources in researching and understanding local systems, according to Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi a key expert from the region. Mr Mbassi, from Cameroon, is a well known expert in decentralisation and has...
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