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    DescriptionA Guide to Government in Afghanistan has three objectives: i) it seeks to provide newcomers to the administrative and political scene in Afghanistan with a basic guide to the structures and processes of government; ii) it intends to provide reformers with some understanding of how to work "with the grain" of the existing institutional arrangements; and iii) it seeks to pay tribute to the remarkable people who have kept the system running and who are now reforming it. In pursuing these objectives, this guide attempts to set out the underlying strengths of the public sector, describing the evolution of the Afghan state, the current political context, and the administrative and organizational components of the government. It sets out the legal basis and organizational responsibilities for key fiscal tasks including revenue collection, budget preparation and execution, and accounting and audit. It also describes the organizational structures in the provinces, the way in which the staffing establishment is determined, and the structure of pay and grading. In particular, it looks at the arrangements for service delivery in the education and health sectors. The guide draws the bulk of its material from six provincial case studies: Faryab and Herat, undertaken in November 2002; Badakhshan and Wardak, in April 2003, Kandahar in June 2003, and finally Bamyan in July 2003. The paper has also benefited from additional research undertaken by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) and the World Bank.


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    Title
    A Guide to Government in Afghanistan
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anne Evans, By (author) Nick Manning, By (author) Yasin Osmani, By (author) Anne Tully, By (author) Andrew Roberts Wilder
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 278 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780821358351
    ISBN 10: 0821358359
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FCA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.0
    BIC subject category V2: JP
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 08
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    DC22: 958.1047
    BISAC V2.8: REF028000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: POL016000
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    DC22: 320.9581
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    LC classification: JQ1765 .G85 2004
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    LC classification: 2004042034
    BISAC V2.8: POL048000
    BISAC region code: 2.2.1.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: JP, JPSN
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    World Bank Publications
    Imprint name
    World Bank Publications
    Publication date
    10 May 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Washington