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1 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 1 SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR BASIC SERVICE DELIVERY TO MARGINALIZED AND VULNERABLE GROUPS Presented to the 4 th Women Congress of Rural Women-Durban 23-25 th April 2007 Dr. Roland Msiska UNDP Regional Service Centre, Johannesburg

2 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 2 Introduction What should be the starting point for provision of sustainable solutions for basic service delivery to marginalized and vulnerable groups? What are the drivers for sustainable solutions for basic delivery to marginalized and vulnerable groups in rural areas? How can we ensure sustainability of basic services to vulnerable and marginalized groups?

3 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 3 What should be the starting point for provision of sustainable solutions for basic service delivery to marginalized and vulnerable groups in rural areas?

4 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 4 Begins with Leadership that has the political will and mindset to transform its nation, in practical terms this means e.g. Facilitates the development and implementation of Economic frameworks and development strategies thatdo no harm but are rather structured to empower every individual, especially those who are marginalized and vulnerable to participate and benefit. Attracts foreign direct investments in such way that citizens rights are not jeopardized, especially the vulnerable and marginalized groups. Develop cost recovery mechanisms for services that do not disadvantage rural consumers (Water provision infrastructure).

5 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 5 Leadership that recognizes and acts on the understanding that the provision of Basic services is a Fundamental Human right This will require: Increase in budgetary allocations to basic services. Public-private partnership to ensure outreach to all without government absconding its fundamental mandate to its citizenry. Ensure that basic services are not commoditized or sold for profit in a way that makes it difficult for the vulnerable and marginalized groups to have access to those services, especially those in rural areas.

6 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 6 Leadership that understands how Public and private services providers can empower vulnerable and marginalized groups through the: Provision of Basic services (water, sanitation, health, and education) taking into account the rural women dimensions (social costs, economic costs, distance) Ensuring access to productive resources and extension services taking into account the impact of the socially constructed roles of females and males in rural areas. Facilitating Investment in and rural social development process (through social mobilization) that will enable vulnerable and marginalized groups to better organize, pool resources and address both socio-economic and strategic concerns as relates provision of basic services.

7 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 7 What are the drivers for sustainable solutions for basic delivery to marginalized and vulnerable groups in rural areas?

8 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 8 BASIC SERVICE DELIVERY PROCESSES OUTCOME OUTPUT CONVERSION THE ENABLING ENVIRONMENT ( Enabling and Inhibiting factors) POLICY FRAMEWORK LEADERSHIP REGULATORY FRAMEWORK ACCOUNTA- BILITY OWNERSHIP ICT as ENABLER I NFRA- STRUCTURE CULTURE STRATEGY and MISSION HUMAN CAPABILITY FINANCIAL RESOURCES INPUT THE ENTITY LEVEL ACCOUNTABILITY FEEDBACK LOOP ACHIEVING: NEEDS MET FOR VULNERABLE & MAGINALIZED GROUPS ACHIEVING: NEEDS MET FOR VULNERABLE & MAGINALIZED GROUPS

9 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 9 How can we ensure sustainability of basic services to the vulnerable and marginalized groups in rural areas?

10 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 10 Policy makers Relationships Of Accountability For Sustainable Basic Service Delivery Politicians The State Poor Non poor Citizens Private Public Providers Coalitions/Inclusions Management Compact Voice Citizen Power Facilitated by Leaders Services Short Route Source: Adapted from World Development Report 2004 Making Services Work for the Poor

11 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 11 In conclusion A Leadership that recognizes and acts on Basic services as a fundamental human right and as such all economic and social development strategies are designed to do no harm especially to the vulnerable and marginalized groups taking into account gender, rural-urban differentials. Understand the role of the public and private sector in increasing or decreasing vulnerability and marginalization of certain groups in society which in turn influence access to basic services. Facilitates the accountability of services (both private and public) providers to citizens.

12 Regional Service Centre for Southern and Eastern Africa, Johannesburg 12 References World Development Report (1994) Making Services Work for the Poor Authored by A team led by Shanta Deveragan and Ritva Reinikka UNDP (2003) Readings in Human Development Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and A.K Shiva Kumar Oxford University Press (2001) Challenging Inequities in Health From Ethics to Actions Edited by Timothy Evans et al Human Development Report (2006) Beyond Scarcity: Power, poverty and the global crisis. UNDP (2006) SACI Methodology: Capacity Transformation for Effective Service Delivery. John Mc Murthy (1998) Unequal FreedomsThe Global Market as an Ethical System. Unicef study (1994) edited by Giovannia Andrea Cornia and Gerald K. HelleinerFrom Adjustment to Development in Africa –Conflict, Convergence, Consesus? Cornell University (1999) Developmental State edited by Meredith Woo-Cummings Princeton University (1995) Peter EvansEmbedded Autonomy-State & Industrial Transformation Dean Anderson and Linda Ackerman Anderson (2001) Beyond Change Management Advanced Strategies for Todays Transformational Leadership Oxford (2004) Inequality, Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberlization and Globalization Edited Giovanni Andrea Cornia, UNU-WIDER Studies in Development Economics Beacon Press Boston (1944, 1957, 2001) Karl Polanyi- The Great Transformation-The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time


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