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How to Do Better - ECA Report on Measuring & Combating Corruption

Currrent indices used to measure corruption are flawed, according to the fourth Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) African Governance Review report issued in Addis. These measures misrepresent realities in Africa and misguide policymakers and investors.The report's recommendations to improve the measurement of corruption and make anti-corruption efforts more effective include greater transparency on the part of governments and increased focus on international dimensions. #AfricanDevelopmentWeek  #COM2016

  • Africa:   Rethinking How We Measure Corruption

    Economic Commission for Africa, 2 April 2016

    Since the 1990s, perception-based measures have been influential in determining levels of corruption on the continent. The fourth Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) African… Read more »

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Namibian Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein, launching the Africa Governance Report IV, during the African Development Week in Addis.