ABOUT THE TECHNICAL PUBLICATION SERIES
The USAID Center for Democracy and Governance Technical Publication Series was launched in March1998. The series includes publications intended principally for USAID personnel; however, all personsinterested in the sector may benefit from the series. Authors of individual publications may be USAIDofficials and/or other individuals from the public and private sector. The Center for Democracy andGovernance reserves the right to review and edit all publications for content and format and all are subjectto a broad USAID review process. The series is intended in part to indicate best practices, lessons learned,and guidelines for practitioner consideration. The series also includes publications that are intended tostimulate debate and discussion.
A list of other relevant publications and ordering information are included at the back of this document.
ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION
This handbook is intended to help USAID field staff make informed decisions with regard to developing anti-corruption strategies. It outlines a framework for evaluating country-specific causes and appropriateresponses to corruption, and describes anti-corruption work carried out by USAID and other organizations.
Comments regarding this handbook and inquiries regarding USAID's ongoing work in the area of anti-corruption should be directed to:
Diana Swain, Team Leader, GovernancePhyllis Dininio, GovernanceTel: (202) 712-4234Tel: (202) 712-0319Fax: (202) 216-3232Fax: (202) firstname.lastname@example.org@usaid.govCenter for Democracy and GovernanceBureau for Global Programs, Field Support, and ResearchU.S. Agency for International DevelopmentWashington, DC 20523-3100
ABOUT THE CENTER
The Center for Democracy and Governance is the U.S. Agency for International Development’s focal pointfor democracy and governance programming. The Center’s role is to provide USAID and other development practitioners with the technical and intellectual expertise needed to support democratic development. It provides this expertise in the following areas:
Rule of LawElections and Political ProcessesCivil SocietyGovernance
For further information regarding the Center or the Technical Publication Series, please contact the Center for Democracy and Governance Information Unit at (202) 661-5847.
The Center would appreciate your comments as to the appropriateness and utility of this handbook. Pleasecontact the Center with any comments or suggestions.