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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
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 to ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
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
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
Journal Article | Nov 2015
Indonesia has been struggling to reform its corrupt bureaucracy for years. In 2002 an independent Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was established ...
civil service reform, corruption, Indonesia, anti-corruption commission, human resource management, Indonesia
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
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Tanzania is currently implementing local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is increasing ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
Tanzania is currently implementing a local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is to increase ...
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
Local Governance, Finances and Service Delivery in Tanzania. A Summary of Findings from Six Councils
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
This report provides a summary of three more extensive reports, which contribute to a baseline for the local government reform programme in Tanzania: ...
Local government, decentralisation, Tanzania
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
U4 Brief | Nov 2015
The literature on corruption tends to focus on grand corruption for contracts and licenses worth large sums of money. However, 1.6 billion people annually ...
petty bribes, service delivery, public sector, anti-corruption approaches in sector work
News | 25 Jan 2016
A series of case studies on the implementation of Open Government Partnership (OGP) reforms found that civil society participation fosters successful implementation, and that the limited capacity of local governments and civil society actors can be an obstacle for reform. Political commitment and strong coordination at the country level also improve the implementation record of OGP National Action Plans.
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2017
Since the year 2000, an international reform process has been underway to reduce the negative impacts of tax havens. This paper analyzes whether the reform ...
tax, tax havens, UK, EU, United States, China
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Many low income countries face a trilemma with respect to taxation: (1) There is an urgent and obvious need for more revenues to enable resource poor ...
Taxation, Tax reform, Democratisation, JEL H20, H30, H71, H77, 023, P45, Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, sub-Saharan Africa
U4 Brief | May 2008
Honduras invests large sums in education,but powerful teachers' unions and political appointments hinder reforms in a sector vulnerable to corruption ...
education, english, corruption, Honduras, Honduras
News | 26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
U4 Issue | Aug 2011
Abuse of state resources for re-election damages democracy creating an unlevel playing field that improves re-election chances of incumbents and negatively ...
political corruption, money in politics, elections, financing political campaigns, Mozambique, Bolivia
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 2005
The report was commissioned by Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) with funds from NORAD. The evaluation looks into NPA's support to health services in Gisenyi ...
Health insurance, Incentives, Rwanda, Africa: Rwanda