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Author Garcia, Marito, 1951-

Title Achieving Better Service Delivery Through Decentralization in Ethiopia
Published Washington, D.C. : Africa Region Human Development Dept., World Bank, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 111 pages) : illustrations
Series Africa human development series
World Bank working paper ; no. 131
Africa Region human development series.
World Bank e-Library.
World Bank working paper ; no. 131
Contents Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Executive Summary; 1. Improvements in Health and Education Services; Figure 1.1. Primary Enrollment Increased Rapidly Beginning in the Mid-1990s; Table 1.1. Index of Real Government Expenditures and Spending as Percentage of GDP, 1999-2005; Figure 1.2. Increases in Primary School Enrollment Since 1995 Occurred Despite Only Modest Increases in Spending on Education as a Percentage of GDP; Table 1.2. User Satisfaction with Government Health Services, 2005; Table 1.3. User Satisfaction with School Services, 2005
Summary Ethiopia has made major strides in improving its human development indicators in the past 15 years, achieving significant increases in the coverage of basic education and health services in a short period of time. Imrovements took place during a period of massive decentralization of fiscal resources, to the regions in 1994 and to woredas in 2002-03. The devolutionof power and resources from the federal and regional governments to woredas appears to have improved the delivery of basic services. Surveys of beneficiaries reveal that they perceive that service coverage and quality have improved. B
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-111)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Decentralization in government -- Ethiopia.
Public administration -- Ethiopia.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
Author Rajkumar, Andrew Sunil.
ISBN 082137382X
0821373838 (electronic bk.)
9780821373835 (electronic bk.)