Local government legislation in the Commonwealth Pacific

Abstract: [Partial preview] Legislation across a range of Pacific countries is examined. Principles for effective legislation include: democracy & representation; empowerment; probity; oversight & support; capacity & sustainability; efficiency, effectiveness & equity; and, inter-government co-operation. Author(s): Sansom, Graham Source(s): , Commonwealth secretariat local government reform series; 4 100 p, ill Commonwealth secretariat local government reform…

Devolution of forest rights and sustainable forest management : learning from two decades of implementation

Abstract: The factors driving or hindering forest policy reform in 16 developing countries are identified. Two factors explain the lack of progress in devolving rights: (1) conflicts of forest reform laws; and (2) the failure of agencies to realign their missions in support of rights devolution. Author(s): Lawry, Steven; McLain, Rebecca Source(s): , 29 p.,…

UTS: CLG Centre for local government

Abstract: The Centre promotes a cooperative approach to local government education, research and development, and maintains close ties with a large number of local government associations, professional institutes and academic bodies in Australia, the Asia-Pacific and globally. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 University of technology Sydney (UTS). Centre for local government (CLG), Sydney (English ISBN/ISSN:…

LOGOTRI : network of local government training and research institutes in Asia and the Pacific

Abstract: LOGOTRI is the Network of Local Government Training and Research Institutes in Asia and the Pacific. Its members are both governmental, autonomous and private sector institutions and organizations involved primarily in local government training and research. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 LOGOTRI, Pokhara (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.logotri.net/

Development opportunities

Abstract: A database with information on the local government situation, government policy, and donor policies in each ACP country. It also provides links to local government associations in the country, national local government partners, and regional local government representation. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EU). ARIAL programme, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…