Mali and Governance
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- The BLDS governance collection
Search for the latest governance-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Improving security and justice through security sector reform
- N. Bagayoko-Penone / Eldis Gateway to Development and Environment Information, 2010
- Since the late 1990s, security sector reform (SSR) has emerged as a principal activity for promoting peace and stability, and a priority for donors in post-conflict countries. This issue of insights explores the concept of SSR as a co...
- What can African governments do about failed ‘globalisation?’
- Thandika Mkandawire / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
- Globalisation in Africa has failed. Not because, as is traditionally argued, African governments havent adopted the right structural adjustment policies (SAPs), or because their effects take time to show. Structural adjustment h...
- Does democratisation lead to better governance?
- M. Bratton / Afro-Barometer, 2008
- Does democratisation lead to improved governance? This paper addresses this question with reference to a cross-section of sub-Saharan African countries using macro, micro and trend data. The results show an elective affinity between f...
- Reforming Africa's power sector
- UN Economic Commission for Africa, 2007
- This study assesses the sustainability of power sector in Africa by examining the socio-economic and environmental impacts of power sector reforms in 14 countries in the region. It uses the results of the assessment to determine the e...
- Managing renewable natural resources in the Sahel: the role of local government institutions
- T. Hilhorst / Royal Tropical Institute, 2008
- This paper reflects on experiences from research and interventions in the Sahel on management of renewable natural resources - soils, water, forests, and biodiversity - for the purpose of food and income generation. It focuses&nb...
- How do aid policies impact upon democratisation processes?
- H. Magassa; S. Meyer / Fride, 2008
- Aimed at assessing the impacts of aid policies on democratisation processes in Mali, this report attempts to combine a view from the South (Bamako) and the North (Madrid). It hopes to inform donors, taking a participative perspective ...
- Outsourcing agricultural advisory services: lessons learned from sub-Saharan Africa
- W. Heemskerk; S. Nederlof; B. Wennink / Royal Tropical Institute, 2008
- A pluralistic advisory service system is already a fact of life for many farmers in Africa. Over the last few years, outsourcing has become increasingly important in several sub-Saharan African countries and this bulletin takes the op...
- African parliaments have limited capacity to hold the executive to account
- L. Nijzink; S. Mozaffar; E. Azavedo / Centre for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, 2006
- Since the early 1990s, when many African countries resumed multi-party elections and democratic practices, legislative strengthening programmes have become an important part of international assistance. Parliaments are generally regar...
- Designing social funds for government decentralisation
- Jean P. Faguet; Frank B. Wietzke / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- Social funds and decentralised government are two distinct phenomena which are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world. The burning question is: can social funds, which have emerged in most countries as a highly centralised ...
- Is domestic accountability enhanced when poverty reduction strategies (PRS) are integrated with national budgets?
- V. Wilhelm; P. Krause / World Bank, 2007
- This study examines what challenges have arisen in countries where efforts have been made to integrate poverty reduction strategies (PRSs) with national budgets. It argues that both PRSs and national budgets offer scope for enhanced d...