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Book Chapter | Jan 2006
This study seeks to assess the formal provisions of the law regulating the appointment and conditions of service of judges across eleven legal systems ...
Law, Courts, Judicial system, Africa: Malawi
The Depoliticisation of Development and the Democratisation of Politics in Tanzania: Parallel Structures as Obstacles to Delivering Services to the Poor
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Local democracy and the involvement of local communities in the provision of social services are central issues in the local government reforms that are ...
Local government reform, service delivery, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
Weak access to basic services and poor framework conditions for the private sector impede development. Low-quality service provision for example in health, ...
Corruption, Per Diems, Travel Compensation, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
Project | Feb 2020 - Dec 2023
Public services are essential for development. However, their provision varies greatly across communities within developing countries. Although local ...
Public services, Security, Pre-colonial states, Uganda
Project | May - Dec 2007
Private provision has proven itself a useful tool in rolling out sustainable access to infrastructure. At the same time, both the extent and quality ...
Business survey, corruption, utilities, water, electricity, telecoms, transport
Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005: Summary of Research Findings on Governance, Finance and Service Delivery
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
What impact has Tanzania's Local Government Reform Programme had on local governance, finances and service delivery? Have there been any changes over ...
Local government, decentralisation, governance, service delivery, public finances, Tanzania
News | 3 Feb 2011
The rapid expansion of Sudan's towns and cities confronts humanitarian and development agencies with new and complex challenges.
CMI Report | Jan 2005
The urbanisation of poverty is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, yielding contrasting images of affluent residential and ...
Local government, Urbanisation, Poverty, Public services, Namibia
Journal Article | Jan 2018
The fiscal sociology literature views the state at the heart of development, but in most developing countries, formal taxation is limited. Instead, local ...
taxation, social institutions, social extraction, informal taxation, service provision
Disparities in Citizens' Perceptions of Service Delivery by Local Government Authorities in Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
The Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP) in Tanzania aims to restructure local government authorities so that they can respond more effectively to ...
Local government, service delivery, Tanzania
Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13)
Book Chapter | Jun 2017
What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local ...
Local government, decentralisation, tax, governance, public services, Tanzania
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
Report in External Series | Jun 2017
Malawi is one of the world's least developed countries, with a poverty rate that is consistently high compared to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa ...
Project | Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
Aiming to provide universal access to basic health services and empower communities to take charge of their own health, the Ethiopian government has during ...
News | 23 Mar 2007
Peace Agreements can contain two kinds of provisions; "backward looking" provisions to secure an end to the violence and "forward looking provisions for longterm recovery. What is the importance of including forward- looking provisions with regards to economic recovery and institution building?
Afghanistan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guatemala and Mozambique
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2008
A number of low- and middle-income countries have a severe shortage of health workers. This paper studies how health workers' choices of labour supply ...
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
To pay or not to pay? Citizens' attitudes towards taxation in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2013
This paper examines factors that determine citizens’ tax-compliance attitude in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Using the 2011/12 Afrobarometer ...
Taxation, compliance, tax behaviour, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
How to make rural jobs more attractive to health workers. Findings from a discrete choice experiment in Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2011
The geographical imbalance of the health workforce in Tanzania represents a serious problem when it comes to delivering crucial health services to a large ...
human resources for health, discrete choice experiments, rural-urban imbalances, Tanzania, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report is the second in a series of six participatory and qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique, undertaken as part of the monitoring and ...
Mozambique, Urban areas, Poverty