Participatory Monitoring &Amp; Evaluation at District and Local Level : Mechanisms, Evidences and Practices (MEP)

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Massuanganhe, Israel Jacob Publisher: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: The author reviews case studies, best practices and regional experiences in relation to integrating monitoring and evaluation at the district level in order to establish an information system for participatory planning, implementation, management and… Read More

Building Democratic Institutions : Governance Reform in Developing Countries

RTI Bibliographic reference 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 Imported from… Read More

The World We Could Win : Administering Global Governance

RTI Bibliographic reference 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… Read More

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

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): 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.… Read More

Decentralization and Service Delivery

RTI Bibliographic reference 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… Read More

Decentralization and District Development : Participatory &Amp; Multi-Sectoral Framework for Decentralized Policies and Local Development Strategies Addressed to Millennium Development Goals : Consolidated Review of Case Studies, Regional Experiences, Best Practices and Evidences Based on UNCDF &Amp; UNDP Support in Mozambique

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Massuanganhe, Israel Jacob Publisher: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: The document is an integrated and multi-sectoral policy paper that provides a general framework for mainstreaming sectoral decentralization into local development with special emphasis on the eradication of poverty, accountability, participation, and capacity building.… Read More

Fiscal Decentralization in Developing and Transition Economies : Progress, Problems and the Promise

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Shah, Anwar Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: This paper examines recent decentralization efforts in fiscal rearrangements in developing economies and draws institutional lessons to advance the agenda for creating an enabling environment for accountable local governance. Citizen voice, choice and exit options are critical to success. Link: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1596/1813-9450-3282 Imported… Read More