Public expenditure tracking in Tanzania at district-level : effects on local accountability

Abstract: This paper shows that Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys (PETS) improves accountability and responsiveness of local governments in Tanzania, but much needs to be done to increase efficacy, efficiency and impact. Author(s): Graaf, Kees De Source(s): , SNV publications; H0702-07 20 p SNV publications H0702-07 Published: 2007 SNV Netherlands development organisation, The Hague (English ISBN/ISSN:…

Local governance in developing countries

Abstract: This report develops a comparative institutional framework for responsive, responsible, and accountable governance in developing countries. Ten country case studies of local government organization and finance are included. Author(s): Shah, Anwar Source(s): , Public sector governance and accountability series xxix, 457 p., ill., graphs, tabs, 23 cm Public sector governance and accountability series Published:…

Building state capacity in Africa : new approaches, emerging lessons

Abstract: Various facets of state capacity building in Africa are highlighted, discussing among other things education decentralization and the politics of decentralization in general. Author(s): Levy, Brian; Kpundeh, Sahr Source(s): , WBI development studies xiii, 377 p., ill., graphs, tabs, 24 cm WBI development studies Published: 2004 World bank institute, Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: 0-8213-6000-0/…