World Bank Discussion Paper No. 302. Presents an alternative way of financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to address the shortcomings of past investment lending. This study discusses sector investment programs (SIPs) as an alternative way of financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to address the shortcomings of past investment lending in the region. The report examines the nature and features of SIPs by drawing on the limited experience with such operations in a number of coutries to date, including Bangladesh, Mozambique, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Zambia. A SIP is distinguished by its comprehensive sector coverage, by close coordination among all parties, including stakholders and donors, and by the requirement that it be formulated under local ownership and managementFollowing round one in the field, the half-completed questionnaires are taken to the field office, where the data are recorded on computer diskettes by the data entry operator (step 3). This takes about one week. The data entry program prints anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Guide to Living Standards Measurement Study Surveys and Their Data Sets|
|Author||:||Margaret E. Grosh, Paul Glewwe|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 1995-01-01|