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U4 Issue | Dec 2008
Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys, or PETS, are recognised as an effective tool to improve accountability in public finance and service delivery. A ...
Corruption, Public Expenditure Tracking, PETS, public financial management and procurement
News | 23 Apr 2012
Allowances, or per diems, have become an important source of income for civil servants in sub-saharan Africa. -Existing practices need to be revised, says CMI-researcher Tina Søreide.
Event | 2 Nov 2015
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya
Report in External Series | Apr 2016
A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all » U4 Corruption is hampering the delivery of justice globally. People perceive ...
Journal Article | Sep 2012
Health workers’ motivation is a key determinant of the quality of health services, and poor motivation has been found to be an obstacle to service ...
Public health sector, payment for performance, Tanzania
CMI Insight | Mar 2017
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, ...
urbanisation, property boom, tax reform, property tax, South Africa, Africa, Burundi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, Gambia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
CMI Report | Jan 2000
There has been a tremendous growth in non-governmental organisations in Tanzania over the last decades, and with the many reforms presently taking place, ...
Tanzania, Civil society, Development cooperation, NGO's, Africa: Tanzania
Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform in Tanzania. ...
Local Government Reform, local governance, service delivery, Africa, Tanzania
News | 19 Dec 2013
How can donors strengthen tax systems in developing countries? By complementing their technical approach with measures to build a taxpayer culture, and challenging development countries to take the lead, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad.
News | 5 Jul 2005
CMI launches a new research programme on Global Health and Development. Millions of people suffer and die from easily preventable diseases in developing countries. Malfunctioning health systems are at the heart of the problem. The goal of the programme is to increase the knowledge of how health systems in developing countries can be brought to deliver better health services.
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local ...
Health, decentralization, Tanzania
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Report in External Series | Apr 2012
Cash is a great incentive. The last decade has seen a boom in various forms of cash incentive programmes, from the conditional cash transfer programmes ...
Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
Project | Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Rationale Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the University of Bergen Department of Comparative Politics have received seed funding from the CMI-UiB ...
Nepal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Policy recommendations for infrastructure provision usually build on a well-established understanding of best practice for sector governance. Too rarely ...
Political economy, sector governance, infrastructure, corruption
Project | May - Dec 2011
The ambition of the study is to acquire a better understanding of the origins and consequences of the payment of per diems (non-salary daily allowances) ...
incentive problems - corruption - public institutions
U4 Issue | Jan 2019
Donors are increasingly relying on multi-partner funds for delivering results on challenging development and humanitarian issues and in difficult situations. ...
Project | Aug - Oct 2005
With the 2003 local government law Mozambique aims to radically restructure the provinces to deconcentrate resources and to improve local planning and ...
Local government, public administration, Mozambique
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Tanzania has one of the lowest health worker ratios in the world. It is the rural areas that suffer the most. The geographical imbalance represents a ...
Project | Oct 2014 - Sep 2019
BACKGROUND: Children hospitalised with severe anaemia in Africa are at high risk of readmission or death within 6 months after discharge. No strategy ...
Health, malaria, community health workers, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya