Official Reports

Gerald Hyman, Susan Booysen, Subethri Naidoo, and Louis Picard, South Africa Democracy and Governance Assessment (Washington D.C.: U.S. Agency for International Development, May 7, 2012.

Louis A. Picard, Terry Buss and Chris Belasco, “The Effectiveness of Aid and the Millennium Development Goals in Advancing Human Development, 1990 to 2010,” Human Development Papers (New York: United Nations Development Programme, July, 2010).

Commission on the Future of Southern Sudan (Ann Collins, Suzanne Bond Hinsz, George Smith, III, Gerald Hyman, Louis A Picard and Domenico Polloni), Government of Southern Sudan: Functional Capacity Prioritization Study (Washington D.C.: U.S. Agency for International Development, December, 2009).

Louis A. Picard and Tomas Mogale, South Africa Decentralization Assessment (Washington D.C.: U.S. Agency for International Development, 2010.

Barry Ames, Louis A. Picard and Miguel Carreras, An Assessment of Political Parties in Morocco (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, June, 2010).  Research Paper submitted to USAID).

Book Review, Decentralizing Governance: Emerging Concepts and Practices, edited by G. Shabbir Cheema and Dennis A. Rondinelli (Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2007), Publius: Journal of Federalism: The Journal of Federalism (February, 2008), pp. 1-3.

Book Review, Diana Gordon, Transformation and Trouble: Crime, Justice and Participation in a Democratic South Africa, in Journal of Modern African Studies (September 26, 2006).

With Ezzeddine Moudoud and Mouhamadou Adama Bah, The Political Economy of Decentralization In Guinea Conakry, (Washington DC: World Bank, 2007).

Public Sector Reform in Ghana:  Lessons from U.S. and State Government Experience (Washington D.C., PADCO, December 6, 2005).

With Jerry Silverman, Susan Vogelsang, Bonnie Walter and Morey Kogul, Regional Variations in Local Governance Traditions Revised Version (Washington DC: U.S. Agency for International Development, September, 2006).

With Jerry Silverman and Elinor Ostrom, et. al., Regional Variations in Local Governance Traditions (Washington DC: U.S. Agency for International Development, August, 2006).

Tom Downing, Louis A Picard and Jerry Ulrich, et. al.  Organizational Manual and Capacity Building Plan Ministry of Local Government Palestine, (Ramallah, Palestine: World Bank and PADCO Co., Draft Document, June 2005.

Kwesi Appiah, Robert J. Groelsema, Avril Kudzi, Ted Lawrence, Elsie Menorkpor and Louis A. Picard (Team Leader), Assessment Reort: “Government Accountability Improves Trust” (GAIT)Presented to the U.S. Agency for International Development, Democracy and Governance Program Accra, Ghana, December 8, 2003.

Report to the Administrator on Restructuring the University of the North with Carolyn Ban (Pietersburg: University of the North June, 2001). Report and  Seminar.

“Angola,” World Book Encyclopedia   (Chicago: World Book Publishing Company, 2001).

Report to the Administrator on Restructuring the University of the North, with John Weidman and John Yeager (Sponsored by the Tertiary Education Linkages Project, USAID Funded, March-June, 2001

Needs Assessment on Leadership Training at the University of Durban Westville, with John Weidman, John Yeager, et. al. (Sponsored by the Tertiary Education Linkages Project, USAID Funded, August, 2000)

Project Management and Evaluation, (IMDI).  Training materials development and delivery of seminars in Guyana and Surinam.  February-May, 1999.

Local Government in Southern Africa, with Ed Connerley and Carol Martin (Final Report Submitted to the Ford Foundation, December, 1998).

Local Government, NGOs and Civil Society (Budapest, Hungary, October, 1998-February, 1999). 

 NGO Training and Governance  Proposal developed and submitted to USAID by the International Management Development Institute, March, 1997

 Clearing the Bushveld- Provincial Capacity, Institutional Development: The Transition in Northern Province: An Overview Paper and Preliminary Needs Assessment, Submitted to The Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of Witwatersrand and The International Management Development Institute University of Pittsburgh, Funded by Ford Foundation (Johannesburg, 1996)

 Assessment of Curriculum Development, Graduate Programs of the Graduate School of Development Management, University of Witwatersrand, Submitted, August 1, 1995.

 Eritrean Community Development Fund: Draft Implementation Plan for Program Support for Capacity Building (Final Draft Document Submitted to the World Bank and the Government of Eritrea, November 10, 1995).

Eritrean Community Rehabilitation Fund: Program Support for Capacity Building (Draft Document submitted to the World Bank and the Government of Eritrea, April 10, 1995).

Operational Analysis of the Eritrean Financial Management Program Secretariat and Programming Development Division of the Ministry of Finance and Development State of Eritrea  (Submitted to the World Bank, Washington, D.C., December 16, 1994).

The Ethiopian Reconstruction and Development Fund: A Capacity Needs Analysis  (Submitted to the World Bank, Washington D.C. and to the United Nations Development Programme, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 7, 1994.

Public Service Training in Eritrea: A Needs Assessment and Proposed Training Program for Reconstruction and Development in Eritrea (with J. Matt Seymour, Fred Schindeler, Gafer Abubaker, Ghebremedhin Haile, Kifleemariam Abraham) (New York: United Nations Development Program, July 16, 1994), 94 pages plus appendices. Submitted to the Government of Eritrea.

Public Service Training Policy: A Draft `White Paper,’ (Asmara: Submitted to Government of Eritrea, July, 1994). 14 pages.

“Botswana,” World Book Encyclopedia (Chicago: Scott Fetzer, 1994), pp. 521-523.

Strategic Action Plan: Capacity Building for Regional Administration in Ethiopia, (with Essau M. Chiviya, John Onunga, David C. Munyoro, Berhane Belay, Haddis Mulugeta, Fantahun Belew, Feltlework Alula), (Addis Ababa: United Nations Development Programme, July, 1994). Submitted and under consideration by the Transitional Government of Ethiopia. 342 pages plus appendices.

Civil Service Training in Eritrea: A Draft Strategic Plan, (Asmara: United Nations Development Programme, April 21, 1994).  21 pages.

South African Foundation for Public Management and Development: Strategic Action  Plan, Consultancy Report Submitted to the U.S. Agency for International Development (Pretoria, April 1, 1994), 68  pages plus appendices.

South African Foundation for Public Management and Development: Interim Implementation Plan, Consultancy Report Submitted to the U.S. Agency for International Development (Pretoria, October 5, 1993), 12 pages.

Regionalism in Ethiopia: Preparation of a Strategic Action Plan,” Report Submitted to the United Nations Development Program, (New York and Addis Ababa, May 12, 1993), 41 pages plus appendices.

South African Foundation for Public Management and Development: Draft Action Plan, Consultancy Report Submitted to the U.S. Agency for International Development (Pretoria, February 16, 1993), 32 pages plus appendices.

Review, Botswana: The Political Economy of Development (Boulder, Co.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993) in Studies in Comparative International Development (Summer, 1993), pp.109-111.

(with Seyoum A. Haregot, Ron Sweetman and Tesfu Taddese, Public Sector Management Improvement in Ethiopia: Report From the Programming Mission (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: United Nations Development Programme, November 13, 1992)

“Public Administration in South Africa: The Transition to a Non-Racial Public Service,” Keynote Address (Johannesburg, The New Public Administration Initiative: Consultation on the Way Forward in South Africa,” Conference Opened by Thabo Mbeki, then Deputy President, African National Congress, June 22-24, 1992.

(with Michele Garrity), “Botswana,” in World Book Encyclopedia  (Chicago: 1992 Edition)

“Lesotho,” “Swaziland,” “Gaborone,” in World Book Encyclopedia, (Chicago: 1990 edition).

(with Michele Garrity and Veronique N. Lozach, Sanctions Against South Africa: International Pressure, Domestic Negotiations? (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh and Pew Charitable Trusts, 1992).

Project Management in Egypt: Teaching Materials, (with Richard Marrash), (University of Pittsburgh, International Development Management Institute, 1990).

(with John C. Williams, Betsy Carter, Joseph Ashcroft, et.al.), Swaziland Manpower Development Project, Mid-Term Evaluation, submitted to the U.S. Agency for International Development    (Washington, D.C.: Research Management Corporation, 1988)

“Strategic Management and Program Development,” Concept Paper developed out of conference of the UNEDIL Project Meeting, Economic Development Institute, World Bank, at meeting in Dakar, Senegal, April, 1987. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development.  Paper presented in Washington, D.C., December, 1988.

Organizational Development in Guinea’s Ministry of Rural Development, Proposal prepared by the Government of Guinea and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration for the U.S. AID Mission in Conakry, Guinea, July, 1986.

(with Rukudzo Murapa), “Scope of Work and Annual Workplan, Management Resource Unit of the Regional Training Council of SADCC,” National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, prepared for the Government of Swaziland and the U.S. AID Mission in Harare and Mbabane, February, 1986.

(with Jim McCullough, et. al.), “Design for the First Pilot Seminar in Marketing Management and Regional Trade in SADCC,” National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, prepared for the Management Resource Unit, Regional Training Council of SADCC, July, 1987.

Best and Final Presentation, Somali Human Resource Development Project, U.S. AID, Mogadishu, Somalia, March, 1987.  Represented the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

“Workplan, 1985” (Washington D.C.: National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, November, 1985).

“Workplan, 1986” (Washington, D.C.: National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, November, 1986).

Consultant and Co-Author, Improving Management in Southern Africa: Final Report to the Regional Training Council of the Southern African Development Coordinator Conference (SADCC) (Washington: National Association and Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, July 1, 1985). Under the sponsorship of the United States Agency for International Development, pp. 108.

Interim Evaluation of Development Support Training Project USAID/Pakistan (with Richard Fehnel, Harold Freeman and Alice Murray) (Washington: National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, November 21, 1985), pp. 125.

District Administration Training in Botswana, (Gaborone, Botswana: Government Printer, 1984), 56 pp. Sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

The Zimbabwe Diploma in Rural Development, Gaborone: Ministry of Local Government and Lands, January, 1984.

“Political Dimensions of International Agricultural Development” in Proceedings: Social, Cultural, Economic and Political Dimensions of International Agricultural Development, Dale G. Anderson and Norman E. Tooker, eds. (Lincoln, Institute of Agricultural and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, 1982), pp. 29-34.

“Training Needs of Target Areas: Technical and Institutional Analysis” in Botswana: Workforce and Skills Training (Washington, D.C., U.S. Agency for International Development, 1982), pp. 24-44.

“In-Country Training” in Technical Proposal for the Botswana Workforce and Skills Training Project (Washington, D.C. Trans Century, 1982), pp. 81-110.

A Study of the Manpower and Training Needs of the Unified Local Government Service, 1982-1992 (Botswana) with Klaus Endresen. (Gaborone: Government Printer, 1981), vol. 1, 118 pp., vol. 2, pp. 268.

Book Review, Patrick Marnham, Fantastic Invasion: Notes on Contemporary Africa, in Africana Journal (June, 1981), pp. 259-260.

“Collected Materials on Development Administration and Local Government,” Seminar Papers, Compiled for the Institute of Development Management, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland, January 1981.

“Evaluation Report of the National District Development Conference, (Botswana) December, 1980” in Proceedings of the Eighth National District Development Conference, December, 1980 (Gaborone: Government Printer, 1981), pp. 157-179.

 (with Chief Joseph Tarka), The Nigerian Draft Constitution: Issues and Analysis (London, 1978), 56 pp.

 Book Review, Richard Vengroff, Botswana: Rural Development in the Shadow of Apartheid, in Africana Journal (October, 1977), pp. 335-336.

 (with Ronald Christenson) Book Review, Gwendolyn M. Carter and Patrick O’Meara, eds., Southern Africa in Crisis in Perspective, vol. 6, no. 8 (October, 1977), pp. 158-159.

 (with Jorgen Drostrup Andersen and Kirsten Abrahamsen) Tanzania: A Book of Readings, (Elsinore, Denmark: Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, 1969).

 (with Jorgen Drostrup Andersen), eds., Kenya: A Book of Readings (Elsinore, Denmark: Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, 1969).

 Ed., East and Central Africa, c. 1000 to 1939, (Elsinore, Denmark: Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, 1969). Summary of major developments in simplified language, for students of English as a Second Language.

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