Faisal Issa

Director of Human Resource Development
Public Service Reform Program, Tanzania
Focus Area(s): 
Civil Service
Critical Tasks: 
Evaluating performance
Training
Interviewers: 
Andrew Schalkwyk
Country of Reform: 
Tanzania
Town/City: 
Dar es Salaam
Country: 
Tanzania, United Republic of
Date of Interview: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Abstract 
Faisal Issa, director of human resource development for Tanzania’s Public Service Reform Program, describes how his agency works with ministries to define gaps in capacity that need to be filled through training.  Much of this training is provided through short-term courses offered locally.  At higher levels, trainees may be sent to some of Tanzania’s universities for training, or even to training institutions outside the country in southern Africa or East Asia.  He briefly describes how the impact of this training is assessed through performance evaluations.
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Profile: 

At the time of this interview, Faisal Issa was director of human resource development in Tanzania’s Public Service Reform Program.  He served previously on the faculty of Mzumbe University in Malogoro.

Language: 
English
Nationality of Interviewee: 
Tanzanian
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Keywords 
training
performance management
leadership development
Decentralization
Capacity building