The African Development Bank (AfDB) granted an amount of UA 9. 00 million to support the multinational project for building capacity on managing development results (MfDR) in the regional member countries (RMCs) and the regional economic communities (RECs) (AfCoP Project). This project will be implemented by the…Continue
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I am keen to discuss the inner workings of the social impact of migration. The financial impact or financial remittance has been clearly discussed and documented, in literature however the idea of social remittance is rarely discussed.
We know that migrants contribute financially by transfer of funds to their country of origin contributing to an important source of external funding, supplementing people’s wages and bringing in valuable foreign…Continue
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A decade ago on August 18th, 2003, the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement brought Liberia’s horrific 14 year civil war to an end. As this small West African country faded from the international headlines, a new era of hope…Continue
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By Gennie Allcott, Accountability Lab Summer Resident
This month, the Open Gov Hub, home of the Accountability Lab and 15 other organizations working on the open government agenda, held an information session on the activities of the Open Government Partnership(OGP).
The OGP is a global…Continue
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From 14 to 17 of May 2013, one hundred and fifty delegates met in Lusaka, Zambia, to establish the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (COMESA CoP MfDR), as well as to roll out the country roadmap to accelerate regional integration through managing for development…Continue
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It is disturbing to recount that while insurmountable efforts appear to have been made since the birth of development economics in the 1940s/50s, poverty in Africa, sub-Saharan in particular has been on the increase in numbers. It is noted more than USD 1 trillion has been provided in aid to Africa since the 1940s but poverty has remained ubiquitous and offensive on the continent. Each decade since the end of the Second World War has seen elegant international efforts…Continue
By: Albert Otieno, iHub Research
iHub Research is the research arm of an innovative, open working space for the technology community in Nairobi, similar in many ways to the Lab’s home- the OpenGov Hub- in Washington DC. Since September 2011, iHub Research has been…Continue
Added by Anne Sophie Lambert on July 15, 2013 at 12:38pm — No Comments
The AfCoP secretariat seeks the services of a Knowledge Management Expert to support the AfCoP team based at ACBF Harare on Knowledge Sharing activities. If you have the expertise and experience on knowledge management issues, this could be of interest to you. Details on the nature and requirements of the assignment are as per attached document at the link below.
Please share with your other network colleagues, that you know may be interested.
Added by Catherine Piloto on July 9, 2013 at 6:31am — No Comments
Dear Colleagues, Results Practitioners,
With the launch of two new Regional Communities of Practice (CoPs) for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), and the West African Monetary and Economic Union (WAEMU), our AfCoP activities have up scaled to the Regional Economic Community levels, with a particular focus on development results for Africa. The Africa for Results (AfriK4R) initiative was launched at the December 2012 African Community of Practice…Continue
Diversity in Sudan… blessing or curse for results measurement
Good strategies for managing diversity in a community could be the backbone for the successful development. The outcome of the practice of certain government system ‘at any level’ upon management of the diversity is quite…Continue
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“What does the kind of transparency that leads to accountability look like?” Last Thursday, the Lab participated in a constructive online discussion, facilitated by The Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network, on how to…Continue
They came from all corners, men and women, to re-focus the world’s attention on investing in women’s health and rights as a key to a more sustainable world for all. Over 4,000 academics, advocates, global health practitioners, policymakers, and storytellers, descended on Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia, May 28-30, to shine a collective spotlight on the importance of building a better world for women and girls.
Hailed by the organizers as “the…Continue
I wrote this article in the build up to the Busan conference but I thought I would share it.
This year, 2011 will see the end of the Paris Declaration, which for the last 5 years has set out the key principles that should guide aid effectiveness if the world is to reach the millennium development goals. Ministers of development, Finance Ministers, Heads of bilateral and multilateral organizations will…Continue
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KIGARAMA, BURUNDI — In three short years, nurse Benigne Nkunzimana helped engineer a turnaround of the health center here. Nestled in the mountainous, rural Ngozi province, the clinic used to close every day at 3:30 p.m., even when patients were still waiting to be served, because nurses weren’t allowed to work overtime. It constantly had a shortage of medications, including antibiotics, because it took at least a month to receive district authorization for each purchase. Nurses were paid so…Continue
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