Post-2015 global development agenda : making the case for decentralisation and local governance

Abstract: Decentralization and local governance (DLG) need to be integrated in the post-2015 framework as a ‘strategic enabler’. DLG play a role in providing basic services and addressing inequalities, food insecurity, urbanization, youth unemployment, climate change, conflict and insecurity. Author(s): Awortwi, Nicholas Source(s): , DeLoG working paper; 2 ix, 30 p., ill., graphs, tabs DeLoG…

Climate change as a wicked problem : an evaluation of the institutional context for rural water management in Ghana

Abstract: A typical Adaptive Co-Management (ACM) for the wicked problem of climate change confronting water management in Ghana must specifically emphasize continuous learning in an iterative manner within networks as its overriding objective for local management institutions. Author(s): FitzGibbon, John; Mensah, Kenneth O. Source(s): , SAGE open; 2 14 p., ill., graph, tabs SAGE open…

Role of local government on REDD+ implementation in Indonesia : case study of central Kalimantan as REDD+ pilot province

Abstract: A provincial pilot study in Indonesia revealed that REDD+ can empower forest communities and enhance forest carbon storage at the same time. However, land-use planning regulations present considerable challenges. Author(s): Wicaksono, Dian Agung; Santosa, Wahyu Yun Source(s): , p. 56-64 Published: 2012 International conference on local government] (ICLG), [S.l. (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.iclg.in.th/Proceedings/08_005%20Dian%20Agung%20Wicaksono,%20Wahyu%20Yun%20Santosa.pdf

Decentralization and REDD+ in Brazil

Abstract: Central states will be accountable for REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) money, and may keep a significant share. Supporters of decentralization argue that centralized implementation of REDD+ will be ineffective and inefficient. Author(s): Toni, Fabiano Source(s): , Forests; 2 p. 66-85, ill., graphs, tabs Forests 2 Published: 2011 MDPI. Open access…

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…

Environmental decentralization and political centralization

Abstract: Political centralization tends to improve the result of the decentralization of environmental policies addressing local environmental problems. However, the opposite effect was found for environmental policies addressing global environmental problems such as climate change. Author(s): Fredriksson, Per G.; Wollscheid, Jim R. Source(s): , 38 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2011 Università politecnica delle marche],…

Climate change, empowerment and accountability

Abstract: This GSDRC helpdesk report examines how climate change policy and interventions best work to empower poor and vulnerable individuals and communities and effectively utilise accountability mechanisms to ensure their concerns are addressed. Author(s): McDevitt, Andrew; Huq, Saleemul Source(s): , Helpdesk research report; [HD738] 19 p Helpdesk research report [HD738] Published: 2010 University of Birmingham].…