Sovereign Wealth: Two ways African governments can hold DFIs accountable

Ted Jackson is President of ET Jackson and Associates Ltd, and Senior Research Fellow at Carleton University.
Edward Jackson
At a time when Africa’s rise has been stalled by a slow-down in the Chinese economy, depressed global commodity prices, continuing electricity brownouts, sustained high youth unemployment, and high-profile terrorist attacks,  there is little question that African governments need the ... Read more »

Walking the Tightrope: Promoting demand for evaluation evidence in South Africa

Dr Ian Goldman, Head of Evaluation and Research, Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) in The Presidency, Republic of South Africa
Ian Goldman
In South Africa we have now established a government-wide evaluation system, with evaluation happening at national and provincial levels (but not yet local government). A total of 47 evaluations are completed or underway, covering $6 billion of government expenditure, with ... Read more »