Empowering the poor by improving governance of social service delivery

Thursday, January 26, 2006

World Bank

Delivery of essential social service delivery continues to be strengthened with the adoption of programmatic approaches in health and education, sustained emphasis to the sector in the budget, and continued non-government organisation (NGO)-government partnerships that have proved effective in the past. There is a common understanding that the next generation of reforms would need to focus on strengthening the institutional framework for service delivery along with increased social sector spending. In the education sector, the Government has launched several reforms – that the development partners are actively supporting – to address the problems of poor quality and weak accountability.

To read the full article (Part 7 of the World Bank report on the Bangladesh Poverty Reduction Strategy) click here.

Source: The Financial Express (link opens in a new window)