This is the second edition of the IPPR Public Enterprise Governance Rankings. The rankings are based on an assessment of 20 commercial state-owned enterprises (as categorised by the Ministry of Public Enterprises) and use information that has been made available to the general public. The rankings are based on information made publicly available in 2020 […]
Government needs to clarify who is governed by new guidelines, and increase transparency
This article from the Namibia Economist is based on our Q&A with Minister of Public Enterprises from our report on SOE governance in Namibia.
The IPPR’s recent report on State-Owned Enterprises is covered in the Observer. The article quotes IPPR Research Associate, Max Weylandt, on potential benefits of the new governance system: “There are many ways in which Namibia can benefit from it, as it is efficient and useful in times of fiscal restraints. In theory the central body […]
This Namibian article addresses a key concern raised in our report on SOEs: According to Weylandt, the classification of these enterprises is still not clear because a state-owned enterprise such as the controversial Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) still resorts under the mines and energy ministry instead of the public enterprises ministry, like all other commercial […]