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

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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 monitoring of local level public services.

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+668372?sessionsearch

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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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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 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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Representation in Decentralized Governance and Local Service Delivery for MDGs : Regional Retreat : Retreat Report

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Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English)

Description: In May 2005 a regional workshop was held in Hua Hin, Thailand, to discuss approaches to ensure inclusion of women, youth, ethic minorities and disadvantaged groups in local government as well as the role of traditional representation.

Link: http://regionalcentrebangkok.undp.or.th/practices/governance/documents/Report_Decentralized_Gov_Regional_RetreatJune2005.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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Decentralization and Agricultural Development : Introduction to the Training Path on Decentralization and Agricultural Development : Thematic Overview

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Author(s): Lai, K.C.; Cistulli, Vito

Publisher: EASYPol : For FAO, Rome (English)

Description: These modules could be of interest to a broad audience of policy analysts, decision makers, development practitioners, and training institutions. The modules deal with decentralization of: (1) agricultural services; (2) rural financial services; and (3) input supply and marketing services.

Link: http://www.fao.org/docs/up/easypol/341/dec_agr_development_011en.pdf

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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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The Development Role of Traditional Authorities in View of the Decentralization in Malawi

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Author(s): Magomero, Christopher Julio

Publisher: University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria Etc. (English)

Description: The role of traditional authorities or chiefs in rural development within the decentralization system of Malawi is examined. It is argued that Chiefs are the main link between the poorest people and other stakeholders including officials in central and local governments.

Link: http://uir.unisa.ac.za/dspace/handle/10500/628?mode=full&submit_simple=Show+full+item+record

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

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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

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