CLGF blog

Abstract: Carl Wright, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum, provides updates on international events. Author(s): Wright, Carl Source(s): , , ill. Published: 2010 Commonwealth local government forum (CLGF), [London etc.] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:

Inside the black box : the political economy of local governments and their role in rural development

Abstract: Many studies of decentralization and local governance treat local governments as a “black box” and do not capture the multi-faceted ways in which rural citizens interact with local governments and influence local government performance. Hence this workshop with 18 case studies and keynote papers. Author(s): IFPRI Source(s): , Published: 2010 International food policy research…

IDASA – Blog

Abstract: A blog by Idasa, an independent South African public interest organisation committed to promoting sustainable democracy based on active citizenship, democratic institutions, and social justice. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2009 Institute for democracy in South Africa (IDASA), Cape Town [etc.] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:

LGI professional and social network : [blog]

Abstract: LGI’s aim is to promote democratic and effective local government and public administration, and to advance policy analysis as a tool for decision making in public affairs. The blog is meant to enable local government professionals to keep contacts, share ideas or form discussion groups. Author(s): Hungary Source(s): , Published: 2009 Local government and…