Analysis of basic service governance and the role of local authorities in improving service delivery

Abstract: A study was conducted in Libya, Sudan, Mauritania, Congo (Brazzaville), and Tanzania on the governance and provision of basic services. The aim was to understand how service delivery can be improved and how local government meet challenges and improve access. Author(s): Sutcliffe, Michael; Bannister, Sue Source(s): , UCLG GOLD : Africa report; III ,…

Coordinated implementation of the international guidelines on decentralization and access to basic services for all : handbook

Abstract: This quick handbook aims at national governments and local authorities facilitating the coordinated implementation of the two sets of International guidelines on Decentralization and on Access to Basic Services for All adopted by UN Member States in 2007 and 2009. Author(s): UN-Habitat Source(s): , 19 p. Published: 2010 United nations human settlements programme (UN-HABITAT),…

Pursuing the MDGs through local government : thematic annex

Abstract: During the Global Forum on Local Development of October 2010 a number of themes was discussed, including the role of local governments in: (1) service delivery; (2) state-building and democratization in post conflict settings; (3) food security; (4) poverty reduction; and (5) economic development. Author(s): Baert, Théofiel Source(s): , 53 p., ill., tabs Published:…

Papua New Guinea sub-national strategy : mid term review : final report

Abstract: The Sub-National Strategy (SNS) is a program of the Australian Government that supports the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) to improve service delivery by strengthening institutions of local governance. Author(s): Land, Tony; Dobunaba, Felecia; Fargher, John Source(s): , xi, 49, 43 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2010 Australian agency for international development (AusAID)],…

Improving district level leadership on sanitation and hygiene in Uganda

Abstract: A Learning for Policy and Practice in Sanitation and Hygiene (LeaPPS) programme was launched in Uganda to develop local stakeholders’ capacities to set performance targets, monitor and analyse their achievements and be innovative in their approaches. Author(s): Silva Wells, Carmen Da; Turyareeba, Patience; Mommen, Brecht Source(s): , [3] p., ill. Published: 2009 IRC international…

Decentralisation and municipalities in South Africa : an analysis of the mandate to deliver basic services

Abstract: The extent to which the problems of providing basic services are experienced by municipalities in South Africa are influenced by the political, administrative and financial configuration of the decentralized system of governance is investigated. Author(s): Stanton, Anne Source(s): , 320 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2009 University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)], [Durban (English ISBN/ISSN:…