[Decentralization and agricultural development (EASYPol)]

Abstract: Modules of the training path “Decentralisation and Agricultural Development” developed by the FAO. The training path could be of interest to policy analysts and decision makers, development practitioners, training institutions, and media. Author(s): FAO Source(s): , Published: 2011 Food and agriculture organization of the United nations (FAO), [Rome] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.fao.org/easypol/output/browse_by_training_path.asp?pub_id=318&id_elem=318&id=318&id_cat=318

Basic services provision across ten years of implementation of the local government code : issues and challenges in decentralized governance

Abstract: The provision of devolved basic services by local governments in Surigao del Norte, Philippines, is analysed, using data on health, education, welfare, agriculture and livelihoo. Two frameworks were used: the soufflé theory of decentralization by Parker, and the Local Government Code. Author(s): Sunico, Florencio F. Source(s): , 35 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2011…

Yes Africa can : success stories from a dynamic continent

Abstract: This book with success stories from Africa contains two chapters on different aspects of local governance from Sierra Leone (post-conflict recontruction) and Rwanda (health financing). Author(s): Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Angwafo, Manka Source(s): , xiii, 477 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2011 World bank, Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-8213-8746-7/ Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1596/978-0-8213-8745-0

The political economy of agricultural policy reform in India : fertilizers and electricity for irrigation

Abstract: Decentralization and devolution of groundwater management, energy supply, and fertilizer subsidies are among the options for agricultural policy reform that aim to reduce or eliminate elite capture in rural India. Author(s): Birner, Regina; Gupta, Surupa; Sharma, Neeru Source(s): , IFPRI research monograph; [174] xxvii, 231 p., ill., graphs, tabs IFPRI research monograph [174] Published:…

The rural hub : supporting rural development in western and central Africa = Le hub rural : appui au développement rural en Afrique de l’ouest et du centre

Abstract: Some of the topics dealt with in The Rural Hub are : local development, decentralization, and land tenure. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 Immeuble Ousseynou Thiam Guéye, [Dakar (English; French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.hubrural.org/spip.php?page=documentation&var_mode=recalcul&id_rubrique=2&opt=result&pages=1

Natural resources and environment = Ressources naturelles et environnement = Recursos naturales y medio ambiente

Abstract: These web pages provide key information related to land, water and genetic resources, and the access to and tenure of these resources. They also address the challenges and opportunities of bioenergy, agriculture, fisheries, and forestry in the light of climate change. Author(s): FAO Source(s): , Published: 2011 Food and agriculture organization of the United…

Evaluating agricultural policies of local governments in Indonesia after the implementation of regional autonomy by principal component analysis : full length research paper

Abstract: The quality of agricultural policies in the local governments in Indonesia after the establishment of regional autonomy in 2001 is evaluated, using a list of 31 standard intervention options. A considerable funding disparity between Java and less developed regions was observed. Author(s): Sugino, Tomohide Source(s): , Journal of development and agricultural economics; Vol. 2,…

The effects of rural land certification in securing land rights : a case of Amhara region, Ethiopia

Abstract: The impact of a government certification programme on land improvement was examined, using the case of Fagetalekoma in Amhara, Ethiopia. There were positive effects on women land rights, tree planting, terracing, and applying manure. No significant effect has been observed on farm productivity. Author(s): Belay, Assefa Source(s): , viii, 65 p., ill., graphs, maps,…

Framework and guidelines on land policy in Africa : land policy in Africa : a framework to strengthen land rights, enhance productivity and secure livelihoods

Abstract: The Framework and Guidelines serves as a basis for commitment of African governments in land policy formulation and implementation and a foundation for popular participation in improved land governance, including land rights delivery systems and land governance structures and institutions. Author(s): Ping, Jean; Janneh, Abdoulie; Kaberuka, Donald Source(s): , xv, 41 p., ill., tab…