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Governance Partnership Facility

South Africa

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“We must start by assembling the building blocks of good governance — accountability, transparency, integrity.”

Sri Mulyani Indrawati
World Bank Managing Director

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Highlights from GPF-funded projects: Albania- Development Marketplace

Development Marketplace: A platform for exchange around issues of local governance in Education, Health, and Forest sectors. On September 13, 2011 "Governance Day" conference was held with high level participants (Prime Minister of Albania Sali Berisha, and several ministers) where 4 analytical papers financed by the GPF were presented. Learn More »


As we prepare to enter Phase II of GAC, this conference represents a turning point in a greater narrative — namely, how the World Bank and its partners are weaving principles of good governance and anti-corruption into their poverty reduction mandate. The workshop agenda looked at the implementation progress of governance programs at the country and sector levels, and examined how best to show results and impact. Discussions also examined the implications of current Bank reforms — such as results-based investment lending and the operational risk assessment framework (ORAF) — for GAC implementation at the country level. Access to the report »

Featured publication

Rents to Riches: The Political Economy of Natural Resource-led Development
A detailed understanding of the political economy of the sector provides guidance for government clients, stakeholders, and development partners committed to transforming natural resource rents into riches. Access to the book »

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Australian Government Overseas Aid Program Department for International Development The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

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