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Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Apac District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

In this policy brief the findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Apac District Local Government is presented under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership with U...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Masindi District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

In this policy brief the findings are presented from the 2013/14 assessment of Masindi District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership wit...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Hoima District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

In this policy brief the findings are presented from the 2013/14 assessment of Hoima District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership with ...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Buliisa District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

In this policy brief the findings from the 2013/14 are presented from the assessment of Buliisa District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partne...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Amuria District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

The findings from the 2013/14 assessment of the Amuria District Local Government is presented in this policy brief. The report recommends the following : 1. The focus of the Amuria District should be more on broadening the local revenue base and ...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Moroto District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

This brief presents findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Moroto District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership with ULGA with support...

Local Government Council's Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Nakapiripirit District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

This policy brief presents findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Nakapiripirit District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership with ULGA...

Local Government Councils' Performance and Public Service Delivery in Uganda Soroti District Council Score-Card Report FY 2013/2014

This policy brief presents findings from the 2013/14 assessment of Soroti District Local Government under the Local Government Councils’ Score-card Initiative (LGCSCI), an evidence based project implemented by ACODE in partnership with ULGA with ...

The Role of Targeting in Service Delivery to Vulnerable Populations - The FANRPAN Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) A Synthesis of Three Country Reports

"The objective of the HVI pilot study conducted in Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe was to further develop and test the HVI as a statistical tool for quantifying household vulnerability resulting from shocks such as HIV and AIDS. Key outputs from t...

The Face of African Infrastructure: Service Availability and Citizens' Demands

"The need for infrastructure improvements is a top-tier economic, political, and social issue in nearly every African country. Although the academic and policy literature is extensive in terms of estimating the impact of infrastructure deficits ...

Assessment of Drivers of Progress in Increasing Contraceptive use in sub-Saharan Africa: Case Studies from Eastern and Southern Africa

"Despite the immense health, environmental and economic growth benefits from use of modern family planning (FP) methods, recent estimates published by Guttmacher Institute and UNFPA in June 2012 present that only 17% (36 million) of married women ...

Décentralisation et qualité de l’offre de services socio-publics en Afrique subsaharienne / Decentralization and quality of social service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

"The purpose of this paper is to analyze, from a purely microeconomic perspective, the impact of decentralization on the quality of the delivery of social services in sub-Saharan Africa. The analysis uses data from the Afrobarometer Round 4 survey...

Governance and Public Service Delivery: The Case of Water Supply and Road Services Delivery in Addis Ababa and Hawasa Cities, Ehtiopia

"The objectives of the study were to: i) explore the governance and delivery of public services in water and roads services in Addis Ababa and Hawassa; ii) assess the capacities of water supply and roads agencies to effectively deliver services; i...

Evaluating Botswana's Performance on National Vision 2016 Public Opinion on Development Pillars

"In monitoring progress toward Vision 2016’s four long-term goals (sustained development, rapid economic growth, economic independence, and social justice) and seven development “pillars,” the Vision 2016 Council has generally relied on a variety ...

Building on Progress: Infrastructure Development Still a Major Challenge in Africa

"Infrastructure is a bedrock for development. As an essential part of a supportive environment for investment and livelihood, adequate infrastructure promotes economic growth, reduces poverty, and improves delivery of health and other services. Th...

Do Citizens Reward Good Service? Voter Responses to Basic Service Provision in Southern Africa

"Theories of democratic governance posit that citizens should reward politicians for good service and punish them for bad. But does electoral accountability work as theorized, especially in developing country contexts? Studying southern African de...

Governance, Accountability and Effective Basic Service Delivery in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s Post-War development is normatively and politically hinged on a signpost of good governance. Almost all the governance related strategies and public policy documents articulate the consequences of bad governance. Most of these polic...

Accountability and Performance of Government Agencies in the Delivery of Water, Education and Road Services in Nigeria

"Public service delivery in Nigeria is bedevilled with governance crisis especially in the education, water and road sectors in spite of alternative channels being developed to deliver services for the achievement of the Millennium Development Go...

Pathways to Strengthen the Quality of Public Service Delivery in Uganda: Barazas as Citizen Advocacy Forums

Studies on governance show that the provision of information and the involvement of beneficiaries in project monitoring can significantly improve both the quantity and the quality of local public service delivery. Drawing on findings from a qual...

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