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Reviewing Africa’s Peer Review Mechanism: A Seven Country Survey

"The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) was launched in 2003 as one of the pillars of NEPAD. More than half of Africa’s countries (with three-quarters of its population) have joined the APRM. Of these, at least half have set about the process of s…

Etude sur les Difficultés de Recouvrement des Créances dans l’espace Uemoa (Benin, Burkina-Faso, Mali, Senegal) / Study on the Difficulties of Debt Recovery in the UEMOA (Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal)

"The study begins with an overview of the legal and economic environment of four countries, namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal, all of which have the common characteristics of being both members of UEMOA and parties to the OHADA Treaty. T…

Lessons from Electoral Management and Processes in West Africa

"This paper summarises the observations and findings of a comparative study of the contribution of electoral commissions (ECs) to the strengthening of democracy in West Africa, carried out in 2009–2010. The study was conducted in six countries, …

Government and Land Corruption in Benin

"This contribution tries to explain the land problem in terms of the corruption of the urban elites, the policy brokers and, more generally, the players in the political arena. Indeed, in the context of democratising African States such as Benin, c…

A Survey of Crime Victims in Benin

"This victim survey raises a number of issues about crime control strategies in the country. The government should improve its crime-fighting strategies, in both rural and urban areas in order to ensure the security of citizens. Such measures shoul…

Enhancing the Operationalisation of the ECOWAS Conflict Prevention Framework: A Study on the State Level Awareness of ECOWAS Conflict Prevention Framework in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Liberia and Ghana)

"The study in the four ECOWAS member states (Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Liberia) has provided interesting perspectives. The first is the fact that there is interest in the ECPF document and its potential to help in the reduction of conflicts an…

Socio-economic Problems Facing Africa: Insights from six APRM Country Review Reports

"The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) tries to identify both problems facing participating countries and solutions to these problems. This paper seeks to identify common socio-economic development problems revealed in six African countries that…

Addressing the African Peer Review Mechanism's Programmes of Action

Examining the first six APRM Programmes of Action, this paper traces how PoAs are developed, implemented and monitored, and how they could be strengthened going forward. This edition of the SAIIA Occasional Papers Series presents two papers by SAIIA…

Common African Political Governance Issues: Lessons from Six Early APRM Reports

"This paper analyses the discussion and recommendations about Africa's pressing political governance issues - including the separation of powers, election management and corruption - from the APRM reports of Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, , South Africa, Alg…

Local Governance in Benin: A Guarantee of Sustainable Development?

In Benin, since the installation of the first communal and municipal councils in February 2003, decentralization has become one of the pillars of development, making better governance in local matters a fundamental element of the process. Municipa…

Compendium of Case Studies on Natural Resources and Energy in Africa

Africa is a continent of widespread reserves of natural resources (oil, minerals, forests, water and farmland), which can support its economic transformation. Paradoxically, rather than contributing to shared growth and development, rich deposits of…

La Création D’Emplois: Un Défi Majeur au Bénin / Job Creation: A Major Challenge in Benin

Employment issues, specifically youth employment, are of particular concern to all states in the world, as the development of their nation and the well-being of citizens depend on it. Since employment is one of the means to fight against poverty, th…

An African Approach for Gauging the Gender Responsiveness of National Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

This article presents the findings from a diagnostic study used to determine the gender responsiveness of national monitoring and evaluation systems in Benin, South Africa and Uganda. The conclusion is that while the three countries have implemented…

Diagnostic on the Supply and Demand of Evaluators in Uganda, Benin and South Africa

The purpose of the diagnostic studies was to provide a demand and supply profile of evaluators in Uganda, Benin and South Africa. On the supply side, the main aims were to quantify the size and shape of the current country supply of evaluation con…

Politique Nationale d'Evaluation 2012-2021 / National Evaluation Policy 2012-2021

Results-based management has been the subject of reform implemented in Benin's public administration since 2000. Since 2006, this reform has been generalized throughout the public administration and has led to a collective awareness of the need to e…

Gender Responsiveness of the National Monitoring and Evaluation Network: Results and Recommendations Benin

The Republic of Benin, together with Uganda and South Africa, is implementing the Twende Mbele (TM) programme which is a partnership between these three countries based on peer learning whose goal is to develop national evaluation systems that are a…

Politique Nationale d'Evaluation 2012-2021 / National Policy Evaluation 2012-2021

La gestion axée sur les résultats a fait l’objet d’une réforme mise en œuvre dans l’administration publique béninoise depuis 2000. Cette réforme s’est depuis généralisée à partir de 2006 à l’ensemble de l’administration publique et conduit à une pri…

Diagnostic of the Gender Responsiveness of National Monitoring and Evaluation System: Benin, Uganda and South Africa

The AGDEN gender diagnostic matrix was used as an analytical tool to assess the extent to which provision were made and the existence/functionality of mechanism for gender mainstreaming in the National Monitoring and Evaluation plan as well as in th…

Diagnostic sur l'Offre et la demande d'Evaluateurs en Ouganda, au Bénin et en Afrique du Sud / Diagnostics on the Supply and Demand of Evaluators in Uganda, Benin and South Africa

The purpose of the diagnostic studies was to provide a demand and supply profile of evaluators in Uganda, Benin and South Africa. On the supply side, the main aims were to quantify the size and shape of the current country supply of evaluation con…

Etude Diagnostique sur la Sensibilite du Systeme Nationale de Suivi-Evaluation du Benin par rapport au Genre / Diagnostic study on the Sensitivity of the Benin National Monitoring and Evaluation System in Relation to Gender

Despite a legal and institutional framework favourable to the promotion of gender equality, gender mainstreaming in Benin's monitoring and evaluation system could be improved in many respects. The national evaluation policy adopted in 2012 makes alm…

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