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Commissioned Report | Feb 2009
This paper is the introduction chapter to the compendium on Public Sector Ethics, which is the second of three compendiums developed as a part of the ...
U4 Issue | Jun 2011
Multistakeholder processes – involving representatives from civil society, government and the private sector — are increasingly viewed by ...
natural resource management
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.
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 governance ...
Southern Africa, South Africa, Security Sector reform, Defence management, SADC
The extractive industries transparency initiative: Impact, effectiveness, and where next for expanding natural resource governance?
U4 Brief | May 2014
The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of initiatives to improve the governance of the extractives sector. Starting with the Kimberly Process Certification ...
natural resource management, extractive industries, oil, gas, minerals
U4 Brief | Aug 2008
The best defence against malfeasance are reliable facts and figures. An effectively functioning Education Management Information System can highlight ...
education, english, corruption, anti-corruption, education sector, Sierra Leone
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
Multistakeholder groups for better sector performance: A key to fight corruption in natural resource governance?
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Multistakeholder processes – involving representatives from civil society, government and the private sector — are increasingly viewed as ...
CMI Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and ...
U4 Brief | Feb 2008
Natural resources often provide fertile ground for corruption. Since a substantial number of partner countries in development cooperation are richly endowed ...
corruption, oil, forestry, natural resources, anti-corruption, natural resource management, World
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
Drug supply is an essential component of health care systems, accounting for 10-30% of health care costs. Drugs can be expensive, and willingness to pay ...
corruption, health, world
News | 22 Jul 2010
A Country Economic Memorandum from the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit at the World Bank.
U4 Practice Insight | Dec 2014
Sector approaches to combating corruption have gained momentum in recent years, yet the strategic prioritization of sector anti-corruption initiatives ...
anti-corruption approaches in sector work, Mozambique
Best practice in capacity building in public finance management in Africa. Experiences of Norad and Sida
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study was contracted by Sida and NORAD for the purpose of summarising experiences in capacity building for Public Finance Management (PFM) in Africa. ...
A qualitative reframing of private sector corruption: Considerations from the natural resource sectors in South Africa
U4 Issue | Aug 2013
The currently used concept of private sector corruption does not cover new types of corruption that have emerged in response to the increasing complexity ...
natural resource management, corporate corruption, private sector, South Africa
Criteria for general budget support and general sector support. Report commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
CMI Report | Jan 1998
This report assesses a set of criteria for providing development aid in the form of general budget support and sector support. The criteria are suggested ...
Development aid, Macroeconomic management, Government budget
U4 Issue | Jan 2011
The development community is striving to achieve results and value for money with its investments in health around the world. Yet, donors often work ...
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
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Tanzania is a 'new' mining country, and foreign investment in the mining sector has caused controversies. Government revenues from mining increased from ...
Mining industry, Gold mines, Natural resources management, Corporate social responsibility, Tanzania
U4 Brief | May 2008
Transparency is an important tool for good governance, helping to expose abusive practices including fraud, patronage, corruption, and other abuses of ...
corruption, health sector