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IFAD’s Performance and Impact in Decentralizing Environments : Experiences from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda : Thematic Evaluation

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Publisher: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome (English)

Description: This IFAD evaluation could not conclude that decentralization in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda has enhanced the impact of IFAD-assisted interventions, or made them more pro-poor or more accountable to the poor. Recommendations are made for capacity building, accountability, and project design.

Link: http://www.ifad.org/evaluation/public_html/eksyst/doc/thematic/decentralize/pf.pdf

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The World We Could Win : Administering Global Governance

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Author(s): Fraser-Moleketi, Geraldine Joslyn

Publisher: IOS Press Etc., Amsterdam Etc. (English)

Description: The history and definition of governance are reviewed and the implementation of good governance at the local level is contrasted with the complexities of good governance at the global level. The importance of proportionality and subsidiarity in realizing openness, participation etc. is emphasized.

Link: http://books.google.nl/books?id=dU_k7_SdrxcC&printsec=frontcover&hl=nl&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

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Building Democratic Institutions : Governance Reform in Developing Countries

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Author(s): Cheema, G. Shabbir

Publisher: Kumarian, Bloomfield, CT (English)

Description: Partial preview Over the past decades, good governance came to be seen as transparent, representative, accountable, and participatory. The most successful experiments in decentralization have mobilized the support of political, governmental, and civic leaders to sustain governance reforms.

Link: http://books.google.nl/books?id=J2uY9N4CLYAC&pg=PA0#v=onepage&q&f=false

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Democratisation and Local Government Transformation in South Africa : A Case Study of Maluti District, 1995-2005

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Author(s): Appiah, George Wiredu Kwadwo

Publisher: Author, S.L. (English)

Description: This thesis examines the importance of Developmental Local Government (DLG) in South Africa and its ability to fulfill the demands and needs of local communities. It further examines the challenges that face DLG, namely administrative difficulties and unethical practices.

Link: http://146.230.128.141/jspui/bitstream/10413/4939/1/Appiah_George_Wiredu_Kwadwo_2010.pdf

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Having Your Say : A Handbook for Ward Committees

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Publisher: Centre for Public Participation (CPP), Durban (English)

Description: This handbook provides handy hints, practical ideas and guidance for running ward committees in the South African governance system. It is designed to provide councillors and ward committee members with a series of steps to take when working in their ward committees.

Link: http://www.cpp.org.za/main.php?include=docs/books/handbook/main.html&menu=_menu/docs.html&title=Resources

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Toolkit for Localising the Millennium Development Goals : A UNDP Capacity Development Resource

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Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Bureau for Development Policy. Capacity Development Group, New York, NY Etc. (English)

Description: The purpose of this toolkit is to develop capacities of local governments and their communities to ensure a strong Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) focus in their local development strategies and effective and efficient conversion of public funds into public benefits.

Link: http://lencd.com/data/docs/247-Toolkit%20on%20Localising%20the%20MDGs.pdf

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Decentralization : Poverty Reduction, Empowerment and Participation (Unedited Version)

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Author(s): Collado, Cristino M.

Publisher: United Nations (UN). Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), New York, NY (English)

Description:

Link: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/un/unpan021964.pdf

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