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East Asia Decentralizes : Making Local Government Work

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Author(s): White, Roland

Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English)

Description: This study reviews intergovernmental reform in the region, distills key messages, highlights positive experiences, and points out areas where policy makers will need to take priority action to avoid going down the wrong path.

Link: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTEAPDECEN/Resources/dc-full-report.pdf

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Decentralisation and Gender Equity in South Asia : An Issues Paper

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Author(s): Mukhopadhyay, Maitrayee; Cueva, Hanny

Publisher: Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam (English)

Description: The international experience on democratic decentralization and development, including the gender dimensions of decentralization is reviewed. The focus is on the South Asian region where most governments have espoused this form of governance.

Link: http://www.kit.nl/net/KIT_Publicaties_output/ShowFile2.aspx?e=824

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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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Monitoring and Evaluation of Support for Decentralisation and Local Governance : Kenya Case Study

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Author(s): Maina, Betty

Publisher: European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht (English)

Description: The ECDPM researched approaches and tools for monitoring and evaluating support to decentralization. The paper analyses the present practice in Kenya, a country that has engaged repeatedly in decentralisation efforts and received support from a number of European donors.

Link: http://www.ecdpm.org/dp61

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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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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 Politics of Decentralization : Forests, People and Power

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Author(s): Colfer, Carol J. Pierce; Capistrano, Doris

Publisher: Earthscan, London Etc. (English)

Description: EDOC is Partial preview A workshop on decentralization, federal systems of forestry, and national forest programmes was held in Interlaken, Switzerland, in April 2004, bringing together more than 160 participants from 51 countries, representing over 70% of the global forest surface.

Link: http://www.kit.nl/smartsite.shtml?id=1709&TheURL=http://biblio.kit.nl/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/catalog_direct/biblioweb_long_smartsite/accession_number+566297?sessionsearch

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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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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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