RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Devas, Nick Publisher: Controladoria-Geral Da Uni
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Magomero, Christopher Julio Publisher: University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria Etc. (English) Description: The role of traditional authorities or chiefs in rural development within the decentralization system of Malawi is examined. It is argued that Chiefs are the main link between the poorest people and other stakeholders including officials in central… Read More
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Lai, K.C.; Cistulli, Vito Publisher: EASYPol : For FAO, Rome (English) Description: These modules could be of interest to a broad audience of policy analysts, decision makers, development practitioners, and training institutions. The modules deal with decentralization of: (1) agricultural services; (2) rural financial services; and (3) input supply and marketing… Read More
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Brinkerhoff, Derick W. Publisher: University of Kansas. Public Management Research Association (PMRA), Lawrence, KS (English) Description: In international development settings legitimacy of often externally introduced innovations or reforms is crucial. Isomorphism dynamics and the socially constructed nature of legitimacy are key dimensions in the analysis of organizational capacity and capacity-building. Link:… Read More
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: In May 2005 a regional workshop was held in Hua Hin, Thailand, to discuss approaches to ensure inclusion of women, youth, ethic minorities and disadvantaged groups in local government as well as the role of traditional representation. Link:… Read More
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Watson, David; Yohannes, Lissane; Khan, Adnan Qadir Publisher: European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht (English) Description: This discussion paper summarizes the main features of the two cases. It identifies factors that appear to matter most in the relationship of change, capacity and performance, and with regard to the feasibility… Read More
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Enemark, Stig Publisher: Aalborg University, Aalborg (English) Description: The need for good land administration is discussed and recommendations for institutional development to facilitate the design and implementation of efficient land administration models and to support good governance are provided. Link: http://vbn.aau.dk/files/623353/SE_UNRCCA_2005_Supporting.pdf Imported from id 649823 Rec 299 Lines 6474.
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Schou, Arild; Haug, Marit Publisher: Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR), Oslo (English) Description: This paper reviews the literature on decentralization in multiethnic states with the Link: http://www.nibr.no/filer/2005-139.pdf Imported from id 649615 Rec 289 Lines 6285.
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ribot, Jesse C.; Mearns, Robin Publisher: World Resources Institute. Institutions and Governance Program, Washington, DC (English) Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the state of practice in World Bank community driven-development (CDD) projects that address natural resource management (NRM) concerns, especially with regard to decision making and the… Read More
RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Loquai, Christiane; Le Bay, Sonia; Baser, Heather Publisher: European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht (English) Description: The purpose of this methodological note is to provide guidance for authors in phase 1 of a multi-organizational activity in the field of capacity building in M&E. It is meant to ensure that… Read More