The Effects of Decentralisation and Privatisation on Urban Environmental Management : Waste Management in the Accra Metropolitan Area

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Obirih-Opareh, Nelson Publisher: Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam (English) Description: This study deals with new institutional arrangements for solid waste management in Accra, Ghana. It was carried out with the aim of making clear how government

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

Decentralisation and Rural Development : The Role of the Public and Private Sector in the Provision of Agricultural Support Services

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Smith, Lawrence D. Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Etc., Rome Etc. (English) Description: This report looks at several ways that local government could provide an enabling environment for the private sector. This requires an appreciation that a vibrant private sector can increase the productivity of the… Read More

Promoting Local Economic Development Through Strategic Planning

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Etc., Nairobi Etc. (English) Description: The Local Economic Development (LED) series is a resource for local governments, businesses and civil society organizations to help them initiate and implement local economic development interventions through a strategic planning process. Link: http://www.unhabitat.org/pmss/listItemDetails.aspx?publicationID=1922 Imported from id 679941 Rec… Read More