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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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Institutional Change and Its Impact on the Poor and Excluded : The Indian Decentralisation Experience

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Author(s): Narayana, D.

Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) : And ILO, Paris Etc. (English)

Description: The impact of decentralization in India on poverty reduction is far from straightforward. It depends on overall policy commitment and the capacity of societies to mobilize themselves empowered by schooling, newspaper readership, and self-help participation.

Link: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/16/13/34359085.pdf

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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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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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