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Malawi - Second Institutional Development Project (English)

The objectives of the Second Institutional Development Project are to: a) address specific systemic management issues that now constitute bottlenecks to efficiency and effectiveness in the civil service; b) assist the Department of Statutory Bodies to better manage the interface between the parastatal sector and the Government; and c) strengthen the Malawi Institute of Management. The project will be implemented over a five-year period and has five main components: 1) improving civil service policy and information framework by designing, installing, and implementing an appropriate management information systems for the personnel and finance functions; 2) strengthen the capacity of the department of personnel management and training by reviewing the institutional arrangements for determining remuneration, redesigning the pay structure and benefits, preparing procedure manuals for common service staff, developing an open performance appraisal system, and developing and introducing career paths; 3) strengthen institutional capacity of the Ministry of Finance by financing the installation and implementation of budget financing and providing support to the tax policy analysis unit; 4) support the Department of Statutory Bodies; and 5) strengthen the Malawi Institute of Management by supporting staff training and providing the necessary facilities and equipment.


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    Malawi - Second Institutional Development Project

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    lack of transparency and accountability;health and other social services;health and nutrition;economic and sector work;per capita income growth;human resource development;access to secondary education;annual rate of inflation;efficiency of resource use;real per capita income;export credit guarantee scheme;investment and export promotion;low secondary school enrollment;public sector decision making;Management of Natural Resources;rate of population growth;external current account deficit;policy and structural reform;conservation of natural resources;high population growth rate;terms of trade loss;public expenditure for education;country portfolio performance review;supply response;world market price;balance of payment;family planning activities;rapid population growth;private sector activity;total fertility rate;per capita consumption;infant mortality rate;sustainable poverty reduction;human resource base;natural resource conservation;debt service payment;procurement and disbursement;economic diversification;primary health care;productivity and morale;regional economic integration;Country Assistance Strategies;country assistance strategy;parallel financing arrangement;civil service productivity;participation by woman;private sector employment;cost of import;export of goods;environmentally sound practices;environmentally sound policy;debt service ratio;barrier to competition;private sector institutions;systematic client consultation;development of infrastructure;productivity of land;country development objective;removal of barrier;foreign private investment;quality of investment;spread of aid;empowerment of woman;direct foreign investment;demand management measure;Environment & Energy;gross national income;modern contraceptive methods;civil service efficiency;private sector savings;market intelligence system;private sector marketing;private investment flows;barrier to entry;Public Sector Enterprises;long-term economic growth;implementation of reform;rural poor benefit;fluctuation in weather;national food security;natural resource degradation;external tariff structure;adoption of fertilizer;foreign exchange dealer;trade liberalization measures;private sector entry;civil service wage;Population and Poverty;community at large;equity in access;declining soil fertility;soil erosion rate;rural health services;preventive health care;ensuring food security;level of support;rural water supply;Foreign Exchange Reserve;effectiveness of expenditures;economic reform program;source of income;economic liberalization process;domestic private sector;seminars and workshops;source income;foreign exchange shortage;service and infrastructure;local government system;poverty alleviation;external transport;agricultural sector;domestic saving;exchange system;adjustment operation;drought year;rural area;manufacturing sector;donor support;monetary policy;financing requirement;transport cost;Economic Policy;adjustment process;adjustment program;agricultural diversification;political transition;Exchange Rates;local funding;base case;small farmer;crop season;Financial Sector;external competitiveness;financial service;land lease;Economic Management;real gdp;external shock;donor community;investment operation;human capital;external assistance;general elections;social indicator;surrender requirement;binding constraint;pervasive poverty;hybrid seed;Macroeconomic Stability;oil crisis;fiscal deficit;lending level;lending scenario;external financing;multiparty democracy;parastatal sector;trade tax;local ownership;adjustment effort;agricultural crop;macroeconomic framework;food insecurity;environmental problem;political transformation;agricultural productivity;industrial sector;transport route;Macroeconomic Policy;agricultural production;political environment;downward spiral;maize import;resource constraint;economic crisis;productive sector;private consumption;expenditure share;wholesale banking;humanitarian assistance;high inflation;partial divestiture



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Malawi - Second Institutional Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.