Democratic Decentralization of Natural Resources : Institutionalizing Popular Participation

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ribot, Jesse C. Publisher: World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington, DC (English) Description: The degree to which natural resource decentralizations have taken place and their measurable social and environmental outcomes are examined, using cases from a number of countries on forestry, wildlife, and water management. Link: http://pdf.wri.org/ddnr_full_revised.pdf Imported from id 648641 Rec… Read More

Decentralization in Africa : A Stocktaking Survey

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ndegwa, Stephen N. Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: In 2002, a survey was conducted among World Bank country specialists to catalogue the status of political, administrative, and fiscal decentralization in 30 African countries south of the Sahara. Link: http://www.worldbank.org/afr/wps/wp40.pdf Imported from id 677412 Rec 360 Lines 7548.

Sourcebook for Community Driven Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Community Driven Development in the Africa Region

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Aiyar, Swaminthan S. Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: This sourcebook describes a variety of practical techniques that can be tailored to the particular conditions in each country. Examples relate to Africa but can be applied elsewhere. There is considerable evidence that participation and decentralization have worked in many countries.… Read More

Guide for Monitoring, Evaluation and Joint Analyses of Pluralistic Extension Support

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Christoplos, Ian; Kidd, Andrew Publisher: Swiss Center for Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (LBL). Department for International Cooperation Etc., Lindau Etc. (English) Description: In the context of a discussion of institutional arrangements for extension as outlined in the

Toward a Political-Economy of Local Governance in Africa : Policies, Institutions, Interests and Consequences

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Wunsch, James S. Publisher: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (English) Description: This paper is an attempt to develop and explore a model of what might be called the ‘political economy’ of local governance in Africa, and how it affects several of the policies and institutions used to organize key aspects of decentralization… Read More

Development Opportunities

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: European Commission (EU). ARIAL Programme, Brussels (English) Description: A database with information on the local government situation, government policy, and donor policies in each ACP country. It also provides links to local government associations in the country, national local government partners, and regional local government representation. Link: http://www.arial-programme.eu/en/development-policies.html Imported from… Read More