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… 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

Designing Rules for Demand-Driven Rural Investment Funds : The Latin American Experience

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Wiens, Thomas; Guadagni, Maurizio Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: The demand-driven rural investment fund (DRIFs) is a mechanism for decentralizing decision-making authority and financial resources to local governments and communities. This study explores how well-designed DRIF rules could substitute for central veto power. Link: Imported from id 226723… Read More