The evolution of Chukua Hatua

Abstract: Chukua Hatua, which means Take action in Kiswahili, is a programme aiming to support active citizenship in communities in northern Tanzania. It is an effective Oxfam programme that encourages citizens to ask, know and demand their rights in education, health, and other public services. Author(s): Mapunda, Kisuma Source(s): , 14:51 min. Published: 2012 Oxfam,…

Justice in the forests : a series of short films

Abstract: The Forest Governance Learning Group (FGLG) has produced a series of short films which show how small teams can have a big impact in tackling forest governance. They collectively make the case that for long term sustainability it is necessary to put social justice centre stage. Author(s): IIED Source(s): , 1 file, ill. Published:…

Decentralisation : learning lessons from the developing world

Abstract: The obstacles to decentralization and conditions for success are discussed in a video and a presentation of Mr. Vaillancourt (Univ. of Montreal). He concludes that the EU would do wise to use a checklist to assess the likelihood of successful decentralization when deciding on funding priorities. Author(s): Vaillancourt, Francois Source(s): , 5:22 min. Published:…

A video report from the Competing for water programme on local conflict and cooperation over water

Abstract: This video filmed in Nicaragua illustrates the magnitude and complexity of water governance which is in many countries the task of district and other local authorities. It is part of a collaborative research Competing for Water programme supported by the Danish Institute for International Studies. Author(s): Rehder, Sten; Gómez, Ligia; Paz, Tania; Ravnborg, Helle…