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Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2016: SDG Baseline Report

UNESCAP : 2017

The report presents the SDG baseline for Asia and the Pacific, both at the regional and sub-regional levels for selected targets of each SDG. The main objective of the Report is to highlight critical gaps and challenges in achieving the SDGs and inform inter-governmental and inter-agency regional decision making in support of implementing the 2030 development agenda in the region. The report is organized in three parts: Part I provides a regional snapshot of progress since 2000 (launch of the MDGs) and the acceleration that is required in order for the region to achieve the 16 goals...


Making Governance Work for Water–Energy–Food Nexus Approaches

Andrew Scott : 2017

This working paper explores the effectiveness of governance for the 'water-energy-food nexus'. It looks at approaches that recognise the links between sectors, factor these in during decision-making and promote integrated policy-making. The paper synthesises findings from action research in this area, drawing on findings from Indonesia, Kenya and the Amazon Basin. It demonstrates that the effectiveness of horizontal (cross-sectoral) and vertical (between levels of government) coordination – essential for a nexus approach – is determined by institutional relationships, which can be...

Source: ODI and CKDN

Capturing Solutions for Learning and Scaling Up : Documenting Operational Experiences for Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Steffen Soulejman Janus : 2017

This step-by-step guide shows how to systematically capture knowledge and use it to inform decision making, support professional learning, and scale up successes. The captured lessons--knowledge assets, the central element needed for learning--are consistently formatted documents that use operational experience to answer a specific question or challenge. The guide describes how to create and use knowledge assets in five steps: (1) identify important lessons learned by participants, (2) capture those lessons with text or multimedia documents, (3) confirm their validity, (4) prepare them for...

Source: World Bank

Reading Pack: Implementing Public Financial Management Reform

Paul Chignell : 2017

This reading pack addresses the implementation of Public Financial Management Reform (PFMR), which is a key target for donors and recipient governments to improve the management of limited resources. Modern Management Information Systems (MIS) and procedures can assist in evidence-based decision making and policy development by governments. In particular, Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) aim to improve budgeting by linking it to government approved strategy, and to improve expenditure and revenue execution and recording to support regular reporting by government and its...

Source: GSDRC

Assessing the Evidence: The Effectiveness and Impact of Public Governance-Oriented Multistakeholder Initiatives

Brandon Brockmyer and Jonathan Fox : 2015

The purpose of this study is to identify and consolidate the current state of the evidence for public governance-oriented MSI (Multistakeholder Initiatives) effectiveness and impact. Researchers collected over 300 documents and interviewed more than two-dozen MSI stakeholders about their experiences with five public governance oriented multi-stakeholder initiatives. This report provides a ‘snapshot’ of the evidence related to these five MSIs, and suggests that the process of leveraging transparency and participation through these initiatives for broader accountability gains remains...

Source: Transparency and Accountability Initiative

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