Public service delivery campaign: high-level launch
African leaders are conscious of the negative impact that corruption has continued to have on their development efforts, including on growth and investments. High levels of corruption exacerbate inequalities and affect ...
The challenge of small/medium scale enterprises : the Zambian experience
In Zambia the critical role of small and medium enterprises (SMES) in national development has been generally recognised. The Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO) was formed by an Act of Parliament in 1981 as ...
Eliminating user fees for essential health services and basic education : draft policy brief
This document is a draft policy brief for Eliminating user fees for essential health services and basic education, of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance,Planning and Economic Development/Fortieth session of ...
The contribution of policy oriented research centres to economic reform and development: problems ans possibilities
This paper entitled “The Contribution of Policy Oriented Research Centers to Economic Reform and Development: Problems and Possibilities” was written as part of the Senior Policy Workshop on the theme of "Enhancing the ...
Optimal Commodity Taxation Efficiency and Equity Aspects.
This document focused on fiscal policy and growth in Africa: fiscal federalism, decentralization and the incidence of taxation.
Measuring e-government :key policy instrument for information society development
There is a growing recognition worldwide that effective public sector governance requires the use of ICT in making the functioning of government more efficient and in improving the delivery of government services for ...
L’évaluation de l’administration électronique :instrument politique clef pour le développement de la société de l’information
Les technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) et leurs applications offrent de nombreuses possibilités de développement économique et humain. Dans le cadre du Sommet mondial sur la société de l’information ...
Financing climate change adaptation and mitigation in Africa: key issues and options for policy-makers and negotiators : policy brief
Financial support for mitigation and adaptation in developing countries is a ‘make or break’ component of a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreement in Copenhagen in December 2009. In light ...
A background paper on engendering budgetary policy and processes : no gender equity, no poverty reduction
This background paper following a desk study by the African Centre for Gender and Development (ACGD) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) aims to spark policy debate on gender dimensions of the relationship between ...
Public expenditure and service delivery in Africa : perspectives on policy and institutional framework
This document presents a ECA Policy research report on Public Expenditure and Service Delivery in Africa, and Perspectives on Policy and Institutional Framework, that took place in Addis Ababa 2007.