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

RTI Bibliographic reference 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 Imported from id 567091 Rec 105 Lines 2432.

Empowering the Poor : The KALAHI-CIDSS Community-Driven Development Project : A Toolkit of Concepts and Cases

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Parker, Andrew; Sera, Yumi; Bhatnagar, Bhuvan Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: This paper reports on a community-driven development project in the Philippines that aims to empower communities through their enhanced participation in poverty reduction projects. Stories from the communities illustrate the general outline of the programme objectives and features.… Read More

PGIS’s Relevance, Applicability and Conditions in Local Rural Development : A Case Study with Village Development Planning in Bach Ma National Park Buffer Zone, Vietnam

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Nguyen Thuy Trang Publisher: University of Twente. International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Enschede (English) Description: The relevance of participatory GIS (PGIS) for developing countries was examined, especially in relation to village development planning in Vietnam. The need for keeping the local community

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… Read More

Poverty, Policies and Perceptions in Tanzania : An Evaluation of Dutch Aid to Two District Rural Development Programmes

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Bartelink, Alexander A.; Aarden, Ton Publisher: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB), The Hague (English) Description: This evaluation examines the extent to which interventions supported by the Netherlands in the framework of the District Rural Development Programmes in Tanzania have addressed the fundamental causes of rural poverty… Read More

Waiting for Democracy : The Politics of Choice in Natural Resource Decentralization

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ribot, Jesse Craig Publisher: World Resources Institute, Washington, DC (English) Description: This report examines ways in which reforms of decentralization involving natural resources could be designed and implemented in law and in practice to improve their social and environmental outcomes. Link: http://pdf.wri.org/wait_for_democracy.pdf Imported from id 556649 Rec 98 Lines 2246.

Brazil : Community-Driven Development in Rural Communities of the Northeast : A Case Study

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Roumani, Anna Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: The community-driven approach applied by the Rural Poverty Reduction Program in NE Brazil contributed to reducing poverty and improving lives in a region with a large concentration of poor rural people. At the same time it lead to empowerment, improved governance, and… Read More

Fostering Community-Driven Development : What Role for the State?

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Das Gupta, Monica; Grandvoinnet, Helene; Romani, Mattia Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: State development strategies for more effectively tapping community-level energies and resources are examined, using case studies from Asia and Latin America. One approach is to form alliances between higher levels of government and communities to put pressure… Read More