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Report in External Series | May 2008
The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
Journal Article | Jan 2009
After almost 25 years of war, the formal justice sector in Afghanistan is dysfunctional, and comprehensive reform of both laws and institutions ...
justice sector reform, Afghanistan
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Security sector reform addresses two main challenges: (1) assisting institutions capable of providing security for the state and its citizens ...
Norway, Development aid, Security, Peace building
Project | Aug 2003 - Feb 2005
Judicial reform has become an increasingly important focus for national governments and international donors, including Norway. This study analyses ...
judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid, Guatemala, Ethiopia
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
U4 Issue | Feb 2016
This U4 study investigates whether and how the judicial sector could benefit from anti-corruption measures that have proved useful in other ...
Judicial sector, Mainstreaming, Justice, Anti-corruption measures, Bilateral donor support
Project | Jun 2007 - Jun 2008
The World Bank's 'Independent Evaluation Group' (IEG) is undertaking an evaluation of the Bank's support for public sector ...
Developing countries, transitionary countries, corruption, transparency, public sector, evaluation
Report in External Series | Sep 2011
The relatively slow pace of Nigeria’s development has often been attributed to the phenomenon of the resource curse whereby the nature ...
corruption, petroleum, natural resources, political economy, Nigeria
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.
Project | May - Oct 2009
From curse to development: Natural resources, institutions and public revenues’ Time: 8-11 SeptemberVenue: Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo The ...
Natural resources, public revenues, taxation
Project | Jan - Oct 2003
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has commissioned CMI to review contributions by foreign donors to security sector reform. The study ...
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a viable judiciary and strengthening its democratic functions has been a main concern of both governments and donors over the last ...
Judicial reform, Justice sector reform, Foreign aid, Norwegian aid, Courts, Africa: Ethiopia., Americas: Guatemala
U4 Brief | Apr 2009
In Nigeria, as elsewhere, corrupt practices impair oil sector performance. This U4 Brief looks at five approaches to advancing anti-corruption ...
natural resource management, political corruption, Nigeria
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
This study compares the evolution of the state-of-the-art in research and analysis of anticorruption and transparency with World Bank practice. ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, World Bank
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Senior Researcher, Coordinator Governance
Political scientist whose competence areas include local government reform, corruption and opposition in Africa.
Local government reform, corruption, China in Africa, press freedom, China, Africa: Angola, Mozambique., Americas: Venezuela
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 ...
Local government, service delivery, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
It has been recognised that the world’s failure to provide many of its citizens with access to water and sanitation is an issue of governance, ...
natural resource management
Promoting defence management and security sector reform in Southern Africa. An assessment of SADSEM's achievements, impacts and future challenges
CMI Report | Jun 2009
SADSEM – the Southern African Defence and Security Management Network – was launched in 2000 as an attempt to enhance democratic ...
Southern Africa, South Africa, Security Sector reform, Defence management, SADC