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Civil Service reform in sub-Saharan Africa

Civil Service reform in sub-Saharan Africa

international workshop on civil service reform in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Published by DCID in The Hague .
Written in English


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SeriesPverty and development -- 12
ContributionsNetherlands. Nationale Advies Raad voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking.
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Open LibraryOL22370081M
ISBN 10905328107X

  Gains in media freedom now under threat. Media and the third wave in sub-Saharan Africa. The great advances for freedom of the media in sub-Saharan Africa occurred as the third wave of democratization 1 swept across the continent’s shores. The Windhoek Declaration—a call for media freedom drafted by African journalists, later endorsed by the United Nations’ cultural . Get this from a library! Making Government an Effective Partner: Civil Service Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa. [Mamadou Dia; World Bank.].

The paper summarizes key design characteristics and performance indicators of national and civil service pension schemes in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It is intended to serve as a resource in pension reform efforts in the region. This is the first book on land administration and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa, and is highly relevant to all developing countries around the world. It provides simple practical steps to turn the hugely controversial subject of “land grabs” into a development opportunity by improving land governance to reduce the risks of dispossessing poor.

Issues for Civil Service Pension Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa November Anita M. Schwarz and Miglena Abels Abstract The paper summarizes the main factors behind the projected increase civil. Reviews the crisis of the inherited career Civil Service system in Sub‐Saharan African countries and argues for a small career service that would be adjusted to the imperatives of a market economy and political pluralism. Concludes with suggestions on the rationalization of employment and pay, the enhancement of efficiency and productivity and capacity building.


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A Governance Approach to Civil Service Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (Africa Technical Department Series) [Dia, Mamadou] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Governance Approach to Civil Service Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (Africa Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lienert, Ian.

Decade of civil service reform in Sub-Saharan Africa. [Washington, D.C.]: International Monetary Fund. PDF (2MB) The paper summarizes the main factors behind the projected increase civil service pension costs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

It discusses the benefits and potential downsides to unifying civil service and national pension systems, drawing on regional. Civil Service Reform in Africa. 42Finance& Development / June B. EFOREmany countries in sub-Saharan Africa had seen their nominal wage bills expand. This was due, in large part, to a rapid increase in civil service employment—in some countries, the number of civil servants rose by as much as 10 percent a year.

This expansion reflected the high degree of gov- ernment intervention in the. A governance approach to civil service reform in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. This paper focuses on the implementation of a long-term capacity building approach to civil service reform.

It starts with a review of past World Bank support to civil service reform and confirms that the cost containment approach achieved neither fiscal Cited by: The paper Civil Service reform in sub-Saharan Africa book the main factors behind the projected increase civil service pension costs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

discusses the benefits and It downsides to potential unifying civil service and national pension systems, drawing on regional and international best practices and experience. This article examines the crisis of the career civil service systems in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries in the s against the background of the progressive abandonment of the key features.

haul the entire civil service system. Disappointingly, with few exceptions (e.g., Uganda—see box), civil service reform in Africa has been limited to tinkering around the edges. The emergence of local commu-nity self-help initiatives, spawned by the degradation of the official civil service, is cause for hope.

Although these groups can. Civil Service Reform in Africa: Mixed Results After 10 Years Ian Lienert. Although many African countries have taken important steps toward restructuring their civil services by downsizing them, less progress has been made in revamping pay and promotion policies.

Cost-cutting measures need to be accompanied by bold reforms to improve quality. Sub-Saharan Africa: lessons from four sectors: Afrique subsaharienne: enseignements tires de quatre secteurs (French) Abstract. The World Bank completed projects between and in Sub-Saharan Africa, at a cost of US$ billion, in four essential sectors: agriculture, education, health and nutrition, and urban and rural infrastructure.

Annotation This paper assesses a decade of experience in civil service reform in a sample of 32 sub-Saharan African countries. Many countries have made an important start towards reducing excessive staffing levels and the nominal wage bill, but less progress has been made in decompressing salary differentials in favor of higher-grade staff.

Issues for civil service pension reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. The paper summarizes the main factors behind the projected increase civil service pension costs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

It discusses the benefits and potential downsides to unifying civil service and national pension systems, drawing on regional. The paper argues that the direction of improvement lies in improved governance; a broader approach to civil service reform.

Improving governance would begin with an assessment of the institutional environment which determines the patrimonial profile of the country: high when all of these factors are absent, low when they are present. The papers in this volume are divided into eight broad and interrelated topics that concern African economic reform: exchange rate policy, parallel markets, fiscal deficits and expenditure policy, financial sector policy, trade policy, regional integration, human capital and.

Subsequently, the promulgation of the new Civil Service Law, (Act ), and the introduction of a Civil Service Performance Improvement Program (CSPIP) under the National Institutional. Get this from a library. A governance approach to civil service reform in Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Mamadou Dia]. Antwi K.B., Analoui F., Nana-Agyekum D.,'Public Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Can be Learnt from the Civil Service Performance Improvement Programme in Ghana?', Public Administration and Development, Vol pp.

Intelligence Services in Sub-Saharan Africa. Making Security Sector Reform Work. ustin. ehéz * I. n recent years, the security sector has emerged as a crucial component in guaranteeing lasting peace and secu-rity, particularly in countries that arose from bloody civil wars and internal conflicts.

Reform of the security sector. Attracting private investment and delivery of services to the poor majority are two of the major goals for reforming and regulating the power sector in sub-Saharan Africa. This book believes the important determinants of new investment in the electricity industry are the licensing process and the tariff the licensing process is to attract private investors, the procedures must be clear and must function efficiently and transparently, and the tariff regime.

Civil service reform is a deliberate action to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, professionalism, representativity and democratic character of a civil service, with a view to promoting better delivery of public goods and services, with increased actions can include data gathering and analysis, organizational restructuring, improving human resource management and.

Agriculture, Poverty and Policy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa by Kevin M. Cleaver,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Issues for Civil Service Pension Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa   Published on Nov 1,   The paper summarizes the main factors behind the projected increase civil service pension costs .A governance approach to civil service reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (Book, ) [] Get this from a library!

A governance approach to civil service reform in Sub-Saharan Africa.