Presentation on theme: "Ongoing Work of the Joint Venture on Managing for Development Results (JV MfDR) Stefan Schmitz, Senior Policy Advisor Aid Effectiveness OECD Development."— Presentation transcript:
1 Ongoing Work of the Joint Venture on Managing for Development Results (JV MfDR) Stefan Schmitz, Senior Policy Advisor Aid Effectiveness OECD Development Co-operation Directorate 21 March 2008
2 4 Joint Ventures (JV) under the DAC Working Party on Aid Effectiveness JV Monitoring the Paris DeclarationJV Public Financial ManagementJV ProcurementJV Managing for Development Results
3 The Results Pyramid OWNERSHIP MANAGING FOR RESULTS ALIGNMENT MUTUAL ACCOUNTABILITYPartners set the agendaOWNERSHIPAligning with partners’ agendaRelying on partners’ systemsALIGNMENTCommon arrangementsSimplifying proceduresSharing informationHARMONISATIONMANAGING FOR RESULTS
4 Managing for Results in the Paris Declaration 43. Managing for results means managing and implementing aid in a way that focuses on the desired results and uses information to improve decision making44. Partner countries commit to…Endeavour to establish results-oriented reporting and assessment frameworks that monitor progress against key dimensions of the national and sector development strategies; … (Indicator 11)45. Donors commit to:Link country programming and resources to results and align them with effective partner country performance assessment frameworks, …Work with partner countries to rely, as far as possible, on partner countries’ results-oriented reporting and monitoring frameworks.Harmonize their monitoring and reporting requirements, and, until they can rely more extensively on partner countries’ statistical, monitoring and evaluation systems, …46. Partner countries and donors jointly commit to:Work together in a participatory approach to strengthen country capacities and demand for results based management
5 Paris Declaration Indicator 11 MANAGING FOR RESULTSTARGET FOR 201011Results-oriented frameworks – Number of countries with transparent and monitorable performance assessment frameworks to assess progress against (a) the national development strategies and (b) sector programmes.Reduce the gap by one-third – Reduce the proportion of countries without transparent and monitorable performance assessment frameworks by one-third
6 MfDR Definition Managing for Development Results (MfDR): Management strategy that involves evidence- based decision making in the pursuit of human development.MfDR uses sound information for policy making and involves practical tools (that altogether constitute the core elements of any “MfDR cycle”).
8 Leadership and Accountability Monitoring and Evaluation MfDR Roundtable Hanoi 2007Leadership and AccountabilityMonitoring and EvaluationMutual Accountability and PartnershipsPlanning and BudgetingStatistics
9 Post Hanoi: The agreed role of the JV MfDR Help partner countries and donors to address MfDR and Mutual AccountabilityIdentify emerging good practiceDevelop guidelinesAct as a prime advocate for MfDR
10 JV MfDR Work Program 07-08 A Conceptual and Technical Guidance on MfDR Conceptual Guidance on MfDRA2MfDR Country Capacity AssessmentBPromoting Accountability for ResultsB1Mutual Accountability at International LevelB2Mutual Accountability at Country LevelCImproving Agency Effectiveness for ResultsC1Assessment of Agency EffectivenessC2Procedures and Incentives in Donor AgenciesDMutual Learning and Communication for ResultsD1Community of Practice Asia-PacificD2Community of Practice AfricaD3Community of Practice Latin AmericaD4JV MfDR Communication & Cooperation ToolD5Third Edition of a Sourcebook on MfDR
11 MfDR Country Capacity Assessment: The Message See MfDR as a country systemDonors and partner countries are jointly committed to strengthen MfDR capacitiesCountry based M&E and statistical capacities are crucial basics.Reliable performance frameworks enable greater accountability and allow donors to refrain from imposing their own M&E and reporting requirements (alignment).
12 MfDR Country Capacity Assessment: The Tool Harmonized tool kitCapacity assessment in the fields of Leadership, Accountability, Planning & Budgeting, M&E, StatisticsPilot testing in Namibia, Malawi, Afghanistan and MoldovaTo be launched at the Accra HLF
13 Procedures and Incentives in Donor Agencies: The Message Stronger ‘performance culture’ is a challenge not only for partner countries, but also for donor agencies.Management and staff behaviour important to increase aid effectiveness.Procedures and incentives to be targeted at behaviour; replace short-term benefits with long-term return of investments.
14 Procedures and Incentives in Donor Agencies: The Product Good practice guidelines for appropriate procedures and incentives;including a self-assessment tool to assist donors agencies.To be tested with local aid-coordination groups.To be presented at the Accra HLF.
15 Regional MfDR Communities of Practice Operating in Asia-PacificStarting phase in AfricaTo be launched in Latin AmericaAsian-Pacific CoP: Very strong focus on Monitoring & Evaluation
16 JV MfDR involved in the Accra HLF Organizer of Roundtable 4 “Managing for Development Results”Contributor to Roundtable 5 “Mutual Accountability”Contributor to HLF Input and Output Documents