Publication: Monitoring and Evaluation During the Bulldozer Initiative - 50 Investment Climate Reforms in 150 Days
The bulldozer initiative in Bosnia and Herzegovina is an example of a public-private dialogue that successfully overcame the lack of political will and capacity at the government level through a bottom-up approach. The initiative mobilized the local business community to "bulldoze" business environment barriers by identifying concrete legislative changes and advocating for their implementation. By delivering fast results - 50 reforms in 150 days - the initiative won the confidence of entrepreneurs and empowered them to institutionalize permanent grassroots reform committees. This paper describes how the initiative was driven by monitoring and evaluation techniques that can be beneficial for other investment climate interventions.
“Herzberg, Benjamin. 2007. Monitoring and Evaluation During the Bulldozer Initiative - 50 Investment Climate Reforms in 150 Days. IFC Smart Lessons Brief. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/3f5c774c-e303-5dac-a9af-8178e986629e License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO.”
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