Theories of change in anti-corruption work : a tool for programme design and evaluation

Abstract: A theory of change methodology is proposed as a valuable tool for designing, implementing, and evaluating anti-corruption reforms. General and sector-specific guidance is provided based on case studies in three areas: anti-corruption authorities, civil society work, and public sector reforms. Author(s): Johnsøn, Jesper Source(s): , U4 Issue; 2012:6 iv, 42 p., ill U4 Issue…

Resource guide on decentralisation and local government

Abstract: Guidance is provided for designing, implementing and evaluating decentralization reforms and local government practices. Current debates on the impact of decentralization and local government on poverty reduction, service delivery and conflict are presented. Author(s): Scott, Zoë; Alam, Munawwar Source(s): , Commonwealth secretariat local government reform series; 3 v, 211 p., 24 cm Commonwealth secretariat…

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…

Councillor’s orientation : reference manual

Abstract: This manual of the Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Zambia, provides councillors and council officials with a clear understanding of governance, budgeting, planning, implementation, and monitoring. It is intended to enhance transparency and accountabity. Author(s): Zambia Source(s): , ii, 151 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2011 Local government association of Zambia (LGAZ), [Lusaka…

Participants’ kit : harmonisation, decentralisation and local governance : prepared on behalf of the informal Development partners working group on local governance and decentralisation (DPWG-LGD)

Abstract: This training kit gives an overview of the state-of-the-art knowledge on harmonization, decentralization and local governance that are essential for understanding how local governance and decentralisation processes can be designed, supported and monitored in a harmonised manner. Author(s): Loquai, Christiane Source(s): , 156 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Train4dev.net, [Wageningen] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Social accountability sourcebook : [strengthening the demand side of governance and service delivery]

Abstract: This sourcebook provides an analytical framework, an overview of the main concepts and definitions, tools and methods, case studies from different regions (including Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean), sectoral and thematic applications, and knowledge and learning resources. Author(s): Forster, Reiner Source(s): , Published: 2011 World bank]. Social development department, [Washington, DC (English…