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

RTI Bibliographic reference 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 […]

Rights, Resources and Rural Development : Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Southern Africa

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Fabricius, Christo; Koch, Eddie; Magome, Hector; Turner, Stephen Publisher: Earthscan, London Etc. (English) Description: Examines the flaws in community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) and proposes remedies for many locations and circumstances. Shows how CBNRM can be central to sustainable development, the enhancement of livelihoods, and the conservation of biodiversity. Link: http://books.google.com/books?id=BcIuakDIE_MC&printsec=frontcover&hl=nl&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false […]

Mali, Botswana, Namibia, and Malawi : Institutional Aspects of Renewable Natural Resources Governance and Management Through Special Districts : Final Report

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), New York, NY (English) Description: This document presents eleven cases studies of formal and non-formal special districts, offering promise as an institutional means to improve the sustainable governance and management of renewable natural resources in Africa. Link: http://rmportal.net/library/content/frame/special-districts-report-january-2005-final.pdf/at_download/file Imported from id 650904 Rec 140 […]

The Politics of Decentralization in Africa : A Comparative Analysis

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ndegwa, Stephen N.; Levy, Brian Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: The different pathways to decentralization are examined, via a focus on the political dynamics of the process. A framework for assessing decentralization within individual countries was applied to Uganda, Senegal, and Malawi. Link: http://www1.worldbank.org/publicsector/LearningProgram/Decentralization/Ndegwa.pdf Imported from id 668296 Rec […]

Livelihoods and Rural Poverty Reduction in Malawi : Draft

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ellis, Frank; Kutengule, Milton; Nyasulu, Alfred Publisher: Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London (English) Description: The poor, landlocked, country of Malawi is pursuing the twin strategies of decentralization and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). This paper reviews these macro level processes from a rural livelihoods perspective. Link: http://www.odi.org.uk/projects/03-food-security-forum/docs/LADDERwp17.pdf Imported from id […]