Warlords Strongman Governors And The State In Afghanistan

Author: Dipali Mukhopadhyay
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110772919X
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and political power has always resided as much, if not more, at the periphery as
in Kabul.131 Given that “the vast majority of Afghans interact with state
institutions at the provincial and district levels,”132 there is no doubt that the
realm of subnational governance represented one of the most critical pieces of
this state-building project. The formal provincial architecture included an
appointed provincial governor, an elected provincial council, line ministry
department directorates, security ...

Reconstructing Afghanistan

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. International Development Committee
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780215513632
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Governance. and. sub-national. governance. 101. The creation of an effective
state is one of the three objectives of DFID's programme in Afghanistan.128 To
this end DFID has directed 80% of its funds through the Government of
Afghanistan because it argues that, "this helps the Government to develop the
capacity to deliver basic services; to manage public finances effectively; and to
build credibility and legitimacy with the Afghan people. It is also more cost
effective."129 102.

Counterinsurgency In Eastern Afghanistan 2004 2008 A Civilian Perspective

Author: Robert Kemp
Publisher: New Academia Publishing/VELLUM Books
ISBN: 0990447154
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Hamish Nixon, “Subnational State Building in Afghanistan,” Afghanistan
Research and Evaluation Unit Synthesis Paper Series (April 2008), 20. *
Afghanistan National Development Strategy website, Strategy Paper on
Launching of the Independent Directorate for Local Governance.<www.ands.gov.
af>. * Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Article 137. http://www.
servat.unibe.ch/ icl/aft)0000_html Note: there are variations in English versions (
see, for example, the ...

The Uk S Foreign Policy Approach To Afghanistan And Pakistan Report Together With Formal Minutes Oral And Written Evidence

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Foreign Affairs Committee
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780215556592
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24% of women have access to skilled antenatal care (compared to only 5% in
2001), and estimates of the under-five mortality rate have declined from 257 to
161 per 1,000 live births. UK funding for health is provided via the ARTF. Sub-
national Governance 123. Decades of conflict, poverty and poor service delivery
have led to a breakdown in traditional governance institutions in many parts of
Afghanistan. This has undermined the relationship between communities and
government ...

Report On Progress Toward Security And Stability In Afghanistan 2010

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437980139
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Bringing sub-national governance across Afghanistan is a slow, challenging
process. Low levels of literacy, limited educational opportunities, competition
from international aid organizations (which offer much higher salaries to
educated and experienced Afghans than the government can afford), and
widespread corruption complicate efforts to recruit, train, and retain quality
personnel. Poor inter-ministerial coordination and the slow appointment of key
cabinet and governorship ...

Report On Progress Toward Security And Stability In Afghanistan And United States Plan For Sustaining The Afghanistan National Security Forces

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437985734
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IDLG has three key efforts underway to improve sub-national governance:
assisting with the development and execution of the Sub-National Governance
policy; improving interministerial coordination through the District Delivery
Program (DDP); and, the establishment of a Capacity Building Unit. The Sub-
National Governance policy, approved by the Afghan Cabinet on March 22,
provides an overarching framework for improving governance institutions in
Afghanistan and paves the ...

Aspiration And Ambivalence

Author: Vanda Felbab-Brown
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815724411
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For a comprehensive overview of Afghanistan's national and local govern- ment
structures and international institutions in Afghanistan, see Colin Cookman and
Caroline Wadhams, Governance in Afghanistan: Looking Ahead to What We
Leave Behind (Washington: Center for American Progress, May 2010), www.
americanprogress.org/issues/2010/05/afghan_governance.html. 54. Hamish
Nixon, “The 'Subnational Governance' Challenge and the Inde- pendent
Directorate of Local ...

Afghanistan Pakistan And Strategic Change

Author: Joachim Krause
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113451347X
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The most notable developments were efforts to build the human capacity
necessary to extend governance throughout the country; merit-based
appointments of senior civil servants continued, and a civil service recruiting
campaign, focused on less-secure provinces, maintained momentum. However,
the extension of effective governance in Afghanistan continues to face significant
challenges, including: difficulty linking sub-national governance structures to the
central government, the ...

Annual Review Of United Nations Affairs 2009 2010

Author: Joachim Muller
ISBN: 0199759111
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accordance with the Afghanistan Compact, and notes with deep concern the
effects of corruption with regard to security, good governance, the combating of
the narcotics industry and economic development; 52. Applauds recent efforts to
improve subnational governance and administration in Afghanistan through the
Independent Directorate of Local Governance, underscores the importance of
more visible, accountable and capable subnational institutions and actors in
reducing the ...