Public sector governance reform

Abstract: Oxford Policy Management Ltd (OPM) is an independent UK consulting company who have been contracted to conduct an evaluation of support to Public Sector Governance Reform (PSGR) in developing countries over the last ten years (2001-2010), with the specific objective of improving future support. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Oxford policy management, Oxford (English…

Foreign land acquisitions in Africa : an analysis of the impacts of individual land deals on local communities

Abstract: Analysis of foreign land deals on local communities in 6 countries shows that the impact was mostly negative. In most cases local smallholder lost their land, while others lost their grazing areas, all without meaningful compensation. Promised benefits should be made explicit and evaluated. Author(s): Makochekanwa, Albert Source(s): , 31 p., ill., tab Published:…

A gender-specific evaluation framework for the leadership development of women in local government

Abstract: A gender-specific evaluation framework is proposed to ensure that gender equality is achieved in all facets of local government in South Africa, including leadership development.The article highlights the importance of evaluating programmes aimed at leadership development. Author(s): Nkwana, H. Mapula; Dijk, H. Gerda Van Source(s): , Administratio publica; Vol. 20, No. 4 p. 157-172…

Success and failure of local e-government projects : lessons learned from Egypt

Abstract: The information systems success model was used to examine local e-government in Egypt. The model uses six success variables: information quality, system quality, service quality, use, user satisfaction, and perceived net benefit. Author(s): Abdelsalam, Hisham; Reddick, Christopher G.; ElKadi, Hatem Source(s): , 21 p., ill., map, tabs Published: 2011 Cairo university. Faculty of computers…

Performance management including measurement, monitoring and evaluation : a management guide for African public service managers

Abstract: As part of the operationalization of the long term strategy of the African governance and public administration programme, this guide was prepared to improve performance management and measurements systems and practices including monitoring and evaluation. Author(s): Source(s): , viii, 32 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Conference of African ministers of public service (CAMPS), Nairobi…

The rural-sensitive evaluation model for evaluation of local governments’ sensitivity to rural issues in Serbia : paper

Abstract: In search of indicators to measure the level of pro-rural aspirations of local governments (LGs), the main existing approaches have been examined. A new index, the Municipal Rural-Sensitive Index, has been developed to allow comparison between LGs and show changes over time. Author(s): Milic, Branislav B.; Bogdanov, Natalija; Heijman, Wim Source(s): , 17 p.,…

Participatory monitoring and evaluation

Abstract: A range of tools and methods for PM&E exist, including: (1) participatory rural appraisal (PRA); (2) citizen report card and community score card; (3) public expenditure tracking survey (PETS); (4) beneficiary assessment; and (5) participatory poverty assessment (PPA). Author(s): World Bank Source(s): , Published: 2011 World bank, [Washington, DC] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://go.worldbank.org/G966Z73P30