Fiscal Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction

RTI Bibliographic reference 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 […]

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 […]

Lessons Learned on the Use of Power and Drivers of Change Analyses in Development Co-Operation : Review Commissioned by the OECD DAC Network on Governance (GOVNET) : Final Report

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Decentralization : Poverty Reduction, Empowerment and Participation (Unedited Version)

RTI Bibliographic reference 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 Imported from id 685572 Rec 704 Lines 14079.

Toolkit for Localising the Millennium Development Goals : A UNDP Capacity Development Resource

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): 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 […]

IFAD’s Performance and Impact in Decentralizing Environments : Experiences from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda : Thematic Evaluation

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): 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. […]

Decentralization and District Development : Participatory &Amp; Multi-Sectoral Framework for Decentralized Policies and Local Development Strategies Addressed to Millennium Development Goals : Consolidated Review of Case Studies, Regional Experiences, Best Practices and Evidences Based on UNCDF &Amp; UNDP Support in Mozambique

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Massuanganhe, Israel Jacob Publisher: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: The document is an integrated and multi-sectoral policy paper that provides a general framework for mainstreaming sectoral decentralization into local development with special emphasis on the eradication of poverty, accountability, participation, and capacity building. […]

Devolution of Resource Rights, Poverty, and Natural Resource Management : A Review

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Shyamsundar, Priya; Araral, Eduardo; Weeraratne, Suranjan Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: This paper explores the impact, success factors and emerging challenges of decentralized natural resource management. These issues are looked at in relation to community-based wildlife management, irrigation management transfer, and community forestry. Link: http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2005/11/10/000090341_20051110144328/Rendered/PDF/341140Resource0rights0EDP0110401public1.pdf Imported from id 651264 […]

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

RTI Bibliographic reference 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 […]