Local Organizations in Decentralized Development : Their Functions and Performance in India

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Alsop, Ruth; Kurey, Bryan Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: Local organizations have become key mechanisms in effective, fair, and sustainable resource management and development in India. However, the support for local organizations is often little more than rudimentary. Link: http://go.worldbank.org/JGIR9UKHR0 Imported from id 567091 Rec 105 Lines 2432.

Steering Community Driven Development? : A Desk Study of NRM Choices

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ribot, Jesse C.; Mearns, Robin Publisher: World Resources Institute. Institutions and Governance Program, Washington, DC (English) Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the state of practice in World Bank community driven-development (CDD) projects that address natural resource management (NRM) concerns, especially with regard to decision making and the… Read More

Community-Based and -Driven Development : A Critical Review

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Mansuri, Ghazala; Rao, Vijayendra Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: The review shows that projects that rely on community participation have not been particularly effective at targeting the poor. Such projects may create effective community infrastructure, but a causal relationship between any outcome and participatory elements could not be established.… Read More

Lessons Learned on Donor Support to Decentralisation and Local Governance

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Paris (English) Description: The objective of the study was firstly, to provide a synthesis of the lessons learned and good practice cases on donor support to decentralization and local governance. Secondly, to guide donors and partner countries towards improving programmes supporting decentralization and… Read More

Poverty, Policies and Perceptions in Tanzania : An Evaluation of Dutch Aid to Two District Rural Development Programmes

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Bartelink, Alexander A.; Aarden, Ton Publisher: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB), The Hague (English) Description: This evaluation examines the extent to which interventions supported by the Netherlands in the framework of the District Rural Development Programmes in Tanzania have addressed the fundamental causes of rural poverty… Read More

Empowering the Poor : Local Governance for Poverty Reduction

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Bonfiglioli, Angelo Publisher: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), New York, NY (English) Description: The basic conceptual dimensions of poverty and local governance are analysed and the key characteristics of the UNCDF framework for local development are outlined. Generally, a greater involvement of local populations in decision-making will help reduce poverty.… Read More

Local Economic Development Agencies : International Co-Operation for Human Development, Economic Democracy and Poverty Reduction

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Catenacci, Bruno Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: A LEDA is a legal,local partnership arrangement between the main public and private institutions with the aim of maximizing the endogenous economic potential and competitive advantage of a territory in a global context, by making use… Read More