This paper provides a rapid review of recent literature on international practice and experience in supporting pro-poor service provision in fragile states, focusing on multilateral and bilateral donors’ approaches. The overall review consists of three sectoral reports (health, water/sanitation and education) together with a Synthesis. This paper constitutes a literature review of the education sector. The purpose of the literature review was to inform the Office of Development Effectiveness’ evaluation of service delivery and contribute to a wider effort within AusAID to better understand donor engagement in fragile environments.
Sara Pavanello and Timothy Othieno