ACP-LGP : the Africa Caribbean Pacific local government platform = Plateforme des collectivités locales des pays Afrique Caraïbes Pacifique

Abstract: The ACP Local Government Platform was created in 2001 to improve the quality of local governments’ participation in ACP-EC cooperation. The ACPLGP website is intended for Local Government associations throughout the Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 ACP-LG platform, Brussels (English; French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: Advertisements

ARIAL programme : supporting and strengthening local government associations at ACP national and regional levels

Abstract: ARIAL improves the participative power of local governments through the strengthening of its primal representative bodies; the Associations of Local Governments (LGA’s) at national, regional and sub-continental level. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EU). ARIAL programme, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:

Social accountability sourcebook : [strengthening the demand side of governance and service delivery]

Abstract: This sourcebook provides an analytical framework, an overview of the main concepts and definitions, tools and methods, case studies from different regions (including Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean), sectoral and thematic applications, and knowledge and learning resources. Author(s): Forster, Reiner Source(s): , Published: 2011 World bank]. Social development department, [Washington, DC (English…

Political decentralization and the effectiveness of aid

Abstract: Analysis of data for three important development goals (increasing economic growth, lowering infant mortality, and overcoming poverty) in 81 countries (1990-2009) suggests that aid is not more effective in decentralized countries. Author(s): Baskaran, Thushyanthan; Bigsten, Arne; Hessami, Zohal Source(s): , 33 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2011 Göteborgs universitet], [Göteborg (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

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:

Learning from the south : participatory budgeting worldwide – an invitation to global cooperation

Abstract: An overview of participatory budgeting in the world is provided, with special chapters on Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Participatory budgeting is unique because it has evolved in countries of the Global South, but has now become an issue all around the world. Author(s): Sintomer, Yves; Wilhelm, Christian; Cochrane, John Source(s): , Dialog…

Space on the mat : Pacific women in local government

Abstract: This is a networking site for Pacific Women in Local Government to exchange experiences, perspectives and ideas on ways in which local government can promote women’s voices, address women’s needs and provide opportunities for women’s political representation alongside men in consultation processes. Author(s): CLGF Source(s): , Published: 2010 Women in local government, [Suva] (English…