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Switches from quota- to non-quota seats: A comparative study of Tanzania and Uganda
(CMI Brief no. 2CMI Brief vol. 17 no. 2018:2, Report, 2018-04-01)
Reserved-seat quotas have been used worldwide as a measure to get more women in parliament. However, they are meant to be temporary until women can compete with men for open seats using their quota experience. The cases ...
Encuestas de Seguimiento del Gasto Público: Lecciones de Tanzania
(U4 Brief 2009:9, Report, 2009-07-14)
Si bien la exitosa ejecución de la Encuesta de Seguimiento del Gasto Público (PETS, por sus siglas en inglés) en Uganda ha sido y continúa siendo objeto de mucha atención, poco se ha dicho de las lecciones de PETS en otros ...
Les études de suivi des dépenses publiques : Les leçons de la Tanzanie
(U4 Brief 2009:14, Report, 2009-08-13)
Alors que la réussite de l’application des Etudes de suivi des dépenses publiques (ESDP) en Ouganda a reçu et continue de recevoir une grande attention, on trouve moins de documentation sur les expériences ESDP menées ...
Reforming wildlife governance in East and Southern Africa: The role of corruption
(U4 Brief 2009:12, Report, 2009-07-28)
Corruption plays a role in structuring wildlife governance systems in many African states. Donor efforts to support wildlife reforms in East and Southern Africa have often struggled to achieve impact due to continuing ...
Is worker effort higher in church-based than in government health facilities?
(CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 11, Report, 2011-10-25)
A study of diagnostic effort documents low worker effort in both churchbased and government health facilities. Despite a strong perception among patients about good medical quality in church-based health clinics, health ...
Huge potential for improved health service quality
(CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 10, Report, 2011-10-25)
Health workers’ knowledge and skills are much better than their practice suggests. By closing the gap between knowledge and action, the quality of health services will increase substantially.
Missing the essentials? Children can be saved if they are more carefully examined
(CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 9, Report, 2011-10-25)
Thousands of children die every year from diseases that are easy to diagnose and treat. A study from rural Tanzania shows that health workers usually don’t do those investigations that are required to identify some of ...
Prospects for peace in a petro-state: Gas extraction and participation in violence in Tanzania
(CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 10CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 2017:10, Report, 2017-12-01)
Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn this newfound resource wealth into rapid economic growth and poverty reduction. ...
Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys: Lessons from Tanzania
(U4 Brief 2007:14, Report, 2007-11-01)
Whereas the successful application of PETS in Uganda has received and continues to receive a lot of attention, less has been written about the experiences of PETS elsewhere. The Tanzanian experience clearly shows that PETS ...
Petroleum populism: How new resource endowments shape voter choices
(CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 11CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 2017:11, Report, 2017-12-01)
High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic rule, and distribute public goods to their supporters. New resource discoveries can ...