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The Development Role of Traditional Authorities in View of the Decentralization in Malawi

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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 and local governments.

Link: http://uir.unisa.ac.za/dspace/handle/10500/628?mode=full&submit_simple=Show+full+item+record

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Local Organizations in Decentralized Development : Their Functions and Performance in India

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Author(s): Alsop, Ruth; Kurey, Bryan

Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English)

Description: Local organizations have become key mechanisms in effective, fair, and sustainable resource management and development in India. However, the support for local organizations is often little more than rudimentary.

Link: http://go.worldbank.org/JGIR9UKHR0

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The Political Economy of Decentralization in Bolivia

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Author(s): Robinson, James A.

Publisher: Scholars at Harvard, Cambridge, MA (English)

Description: The political economy of decentralization in Bolivia is discussed, including the central political groups, their interests in decentralization and the instruments used to influence the outcome. The strong demand for decentralization is explained and ways to address the political crisis are examined.

Link: http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/jrobinson/files/jr_wb_decentralization_bolivia.pdf

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Fiscal Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction

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Author(s): Larsen, Henrik Fredborg

Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, NY (English)

Description: This primer is intended to provide an introduction to the main principles of fiscal decentralization, to examine linkages between poverty reduction and fiscal decentralization, to briefly describe major comparative experiences, and to clarify UNDP’s approaches and entry points.

Link: http://www.undp.org/governance/docs/DLGUD_Pub_FDPR.pdf

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State Recognition of Traditional Authority in Mozambique : The Nexus of Community Representation and State Assistance

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Author(s): Buur, Lars; Kyed, Helene Maria

Publisher: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala (English)

Description: The provisions of Decree 15/2000 in Mozambique for decentralization, nation building, rural development, civic education, community participation, and recognition of traditional authorities are an ambiguous mix of community-representation and state-assistance.

Link: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-114

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Empowering the Poor : The KALAHI-CIDSS Community-Driven Development Project : A Toolkit of Concepts and Cases

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Author(s): Parker, Andrew; Sera, Yumi; Bhatnagar, Bhuvan

Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English)

Description: This paper reports on a community-driven development project in the Philippines that aims to empower communities through their enhanced participation in poverty reduction projects. Stories from the communities illustrate the general outline of the programme objectives and features.

Link: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTCDD/Resources/KalahiToolkit.pdf

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Decentralization and Service Delivery

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Author(s): Ahmad, Junaid

Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English)

Description: This paper provides a framework that explains both why decentralization can generate substantial improvements in service delivery, and why it often falls short of this promise. Strong relationships of accountability between the actors in the service delivery chain are emphasized.

Link: http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2005/05/12/000011823_20050512104803/Rendered/PDF/wps3603.pdf

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Building Capacities for Monitoring and Evaluating Decentralisation and Local Governance in West Africa : Facilitating Capitalisation and Learning : Methodological Guidance for the Preparation of Case Studies

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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 the selected approaches and experiences will be presented in a user-friendly and concise form.

Link: http://www.ecdpm.org/Web_ECDPM/Web/Content/Download.nsf/0/81E6B63231705309C12571A0002AE7EF/$FILE/methodological%20note_website_english.pdf

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