Reports

Partners from Dege consultant have been the leading design, analytical work and reviews of performance-based grant systems in 10-15 countries around the World, and been leading specialists in the area. Jesper Steffensen produced the enclosed book on the subject for UNCDF in 2010. The publication includes review of the concept, the international experiences and lessons learned, a book which provides hands-on experiences and support to anyone interested in this important subject within the field of intergovernmental fiscal transfers.

 

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For more information, contact Senior Partner Jesper Steffensen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

In Mongolia in 2010 DEGE Consult assisted the Ministry of Education in designing a discretional grant for schools. For details contact Gerhard van't Land.

Dege Consult produced a comprehensive set of source materials on decentralisation for the Danish Government (Danida) with experiences and lessons learned from decentralisation, and with focus on core issues such as fiscal decentralisation, the political economy, and decentralisation in three core sectors: 1) Environment, 2) Health and 3) Water.

More detailed materials and resource-base for all the documents are available from Dege Consult. The core documents can be viewed by clicking the read more link below.

For further information and materials contact Per Tidemand, TL for the assignment (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Jesper Steffensen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

 

 

Dege Consult partner Henning Nilausen prepared with Desmond Kaunda, director at The Malawi Human Rights and Resource Center, a learning paper and guidance notes for preparation of district service charters.Click above links for details and/or contact Henning Nilausen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Synthesis report and country studies/country reports, 2008. Dege Consult was contracted by JICA to review the experiences from decentralisation and local service delivery in three core sectors of Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, in a comparative analysis of the lessons learned. The study provides a comprehensive overview of the issues within local service delivery modalities, funding systems, institutional arrangements and coordination of capacity building and other support to the local goverments, and intergovernmental arrangement and coordination.

The study also contained an up-date of previous analytical work conducted by the team for the World Bank in 2004 in the same three countries.

 

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For further information contact Per Tidemand (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Jesper Steffensen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Gerhard van't Land (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Dege Consult partners Per Tidemand and Hans Bjørn Olsen participated (as team leader and consultant) in this major evaluation of EC support to decentralisation processes in third countries. The work was complted early 2012 and included desk review of more that 23 countries and fieldwork in ten countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America.

Public debate on the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation

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Thematic Global Evaluation of EC Support to Decentralisation Processes

Contact Per Tidemand This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Dege consult (lead) and Mentor Consult Uganda, with Jesper Steffensen and Emmanuel Ssewankambo, provided analytical input to Urban Development Program - USMID, and one of the main documents was a review of the intergovernmental fiscal transfers to urban authorities in Uganda.

 

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For more information, contact Mr. Jesper Steffensen, Senior Partner at Dege Consult.

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Dege Consult together with Particip of Germany carried an evaluation of the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs support to local governance and decentralisation projects/programmes.

The evaluation was completed early 2012 and involved field work in Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Tanzania.

Contact Hans B. Olsen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

In May 2010, DEGE Consult facilitated a shot introductory course on Fiscal Decentralisation in Benin for the members of the Commission Nationale des Finances Locales (Local Government Finance Commission). As far as we know this has been one of the first times to extensively use the anglophone body of research and literature on the subject for a course in French.

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For details contact Gerhard van't Land