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Reforming public enterprises and the public sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Jean-Marc Fontaine

Reforming public enterprises and the public sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.

by Jean-Marc Fontaine

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Published by UNCTAD in Geneva .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers / United Nations Conference on Trade and Development -- 60, Discussion papers -- 60.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21712578M

  Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed. In fact, assets in most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an industrial country. The absence of deep, efficient financial markets seriously challenges policy making, hinders poverty alleviation, and constrains growth. “What works” in PSM reform is highly context-dependent and explicit evidence remains limited. The Bank’s Approach to PSM for emphasizes that public sector reform is a pragmatic problem-solving activity, which seeks to improve results by identifying sustainable improvements to the public sector results chain.

Figure 3. Sub-Saharan Africa and Other W orld Regions: Real GDP Growth, –13 5 Figure 4. Sub-Saharan Africa: Food and Nonfood Infl ation, January –December 7 Figure 5. Sub-Saharan Africa: Overall Fiscal Balance, –14 7 Figure 6. Sub-Saharan Africa: Government Debt Ratios, –12 8 Figure 7. Privatization: A Solution to Problems of Public Enterprises 37 Fig., (1). The circular flow of inefficiency of state-owned enterprises (SOES). 2. Objectives of Privatization The main objectives of privatization may be summarized in the following: (1) The reduction of the state sector.

Household Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa. Why They Matter for Growth, Jobs, and Livelihoods. Louise Fox. Thomas Pave Sohnesen. The World Bank Africa Region. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit August Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized.   Protocol violation appears to be the bane of under-performance and corporate frauds in the private sector of the economy in sub-Saharan Africa. There is need to re-define the work ethics requirements for executive management in the private sector in order to shore up accountability, productivity and protocol compliance managers.


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Get this from a library. Reforming public enterprises and the public sector in sub-Saharan Africa. [Jean-Marc Fontaine; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.;]. Privatization and Alternative Public Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Delivering on Electricity and Water [Bayliss, K., Fine, B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Privatization and Alternative Public Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Delivering on Electricity and WaterFormat: Hardcover. Public enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. As African governments have relied heavily on public enterprises (PEs) to achieve their development goals, and as these enterprises dominate the economies of many African countries, this study discusses various elements regarding African PEs as well as Cited by: Privatization and Alternative Public Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Delivering on Electricity and Water Kate Bayliss, Ben Fine (eds.).

Africa's public enterprise sector and evidence of reforms (English) Abstract. Public enterprises (PEs) play an important role in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in terms of their contribution to output, and employment.

PEs also provide a channel through which governments deliver social services and goods, and transfer technology. But Cited by: Reform of public enterprise sectors has been a key element in adjustment programmes since the early s, in Sub-Saharan Africa as in the rest of the developing world.

1 The prime objective of most PE reform programmes is to increase efficiency of resource use; reduction of fiscal burdens is Cited by: John R.

Nellis is a management specialist in the Public Sector Management Unit, Projects Policy Department of the World Bank. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Nellis, John R.

Public enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa. (World Bank discussion papers ; 1) Bibliography: p. Government business enterprises--Africa,File Size: 2MB. Public sector reform in Africa: Understanding the paths and politics of change KEY POLICY IMPLICATIONS • Purely institutionalist explanations cannot explain variations in African state-building in the 21st Size: KB.

Key words: Public Sector, Reforms, Africa, New Public Management, Public Administration, Donors I. INTRODUCTION Almost all African countries are carrying out some form of public sector reform.

Good governance, efficient public administration, transparency and accountability are all unachievable without public sector reforms. Inefficient public enterprises, in all parts of Africa, have become a serious drain on public funds, and are now coming under increasing scrutiny from central government and intpublic sector expenditures, and encourage the role of tlie private sector.

Table 1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Posttax Subsidies for Petroleum and Quasi-fi scal Defi cits of Power Sector 54 Supplement Case Studies on Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and Lessons 1. Case Studies in Fuel Subsidy Reform 73. The International Monetary Fund as well as the World Bank was successful in evaluating the various areas, which required urgent attention in the public sector reform in Africa.

Accordingly, the IMF and the World Bank adopted measures, which would address the problems of the public. it is increasingly apparent that the privatization experiment in sub-Saharan Africa has failed.

This book shows that the state is set to dominate service delivery for the foreseeable future in much of the region, and that the public sector must be considered as a viable policy option for the delivery of.

Economic reform in sub-Saharan Africa: a World Bank symposium (English) Abstract The papers in this volume are divided into eight broad and interrelated topics that concern African economic reform: exchange rate policy, parallel markets, fiscal deficits and expenditure policy, financial sector policy, trade policy, regional integration Cited by: Public Sector Management in Africa Joseph R.

Ayee* Abstract Even though the public sector in African countries was expected to spearhead socio-economic development to reduce poverty, it has proved largely ineffective in performing this task. Some of the reasons for this ineffectiveness are excessive politicization, lack of.

CHAPTER 19 PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION The Public Sector is the principal actor in macro socio-economic policy making infrastructure and an architect of an enabling environment for national development. Public Sector management covers such aspects of management as productivity management, and management of human, financial and.

Public administrations have often imported tools and ideas for reform from the private sector or from other governments (for example, performance-related pay) while failing to bear in mind the File Size: KB. This Public Administration and Development article examines the Ghana Civil Service Performance Improvement Programme.

Findings suggest that Public Sector Reform (PSR) needs to focus on developing public officials who are talented professionals and responsive to public concerns.

Successful PSR should consider three broad issues: critical success factors such as political and bureaucratic. Reforming Africa s Institutions looks at the extent to which public sector reforms undertaken in sub-Saharan Africa in recent years have enhanced institutional capacities across the breadth of Author: Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa.

Rising global demand for food as well as for feed and biomass-based raw materials such as fuel and fibre crops has increased pressure on the agricultural sector, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Average Cost of Grid and Backup Power in Sub-Saharan Africa13 Average Power Sector Revenue Compared with Costs14 Contribution of Infrastructure to Total Factor Productivity (TFP) of Firms 17 Profile of Power Generation Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa25 Disaggregated Operating Costs for Power Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa File Size: 4MB.Persistent dysfunction despite some reform Sub-Saharan Africa has gradually conformed to the global trends in power sector reform that began in the s.

Byall but a few of the 24 countries of Sub-Saharan Africa covered by the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD) had enacted a power sector reform law; three-quarters had.2 The Evolution of Enterprise Reform in Africa: From State-owned Enterprises to Private Participation in Infrastructure —and Back?

quality of service or product, and posed increasing financial burdens on strained state budgets. 5. The fundamental problem of SOEs (not just in Africa Cited by: