NIBR : Norwegian institute for urban and regional research = Norsk institutt for by- og regionforskning

Abstract: The Norwegian Institute for Uban and Regional Research (NIBR) is an independent social science research institution. It conducts governance studies, nationally and internationally, southern and East Africa, South and south-east Asia, and Latin America. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Norwegian institute for urban and regional research (NIBR), Oslo (English; Norwegian ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.nibr.no/en/

Municipal development partnership eastern and southern Africa (MDP-ESA) : a partnership enabling local government capacity

Abstract: The partnership is a hands-on capacity building facility with the aim of enabling effective self-governance at local level in Sub-Saharan Africa. It promotes alternative development approaches to problems that affect local authorities by placing emphasis on ownership and direct participation. Author(s): MDP Source(s): , Published: 2011 Municipal development partnership eastern and southern Africa (MDP-ESA),…

Kigali statement on strengthening local government in eastern Africa

Abstract: In May 2011, ministers and local government representatives from Eastern Africa recognized the significant progress in decentralized governance already being made across the region and noted the extensive commitments to decentralization and strengthening local government. Author(s): Musoni, James Source(s): , 2 p. Published: 2011 Commonwealth local government forum (CLGF), [London etc.] (English ISBN/ISSN: /…

DEV training

Abstract: KIT Development Policy & Practice (DEV) has knowledge in four areas: health, education, social development and gender equity, and sustainable economic development. Trainings include : boards and governance in Africa, and local governance and rural decentralization (both French and English). Author(s): KIT Source(s): , Published: 2011 Royal tropical institute (KIT), Amsterdam (English; Dutch ISBN/ISSN:…

Regional workshop on democratising governance through citizen participation

Abstract: A regional workshop on democratizing governance through citizen participation was held in South Africa to share experiences in advancing participatory governance, identify key gaps in participatory governance at local, national and continental levels and propose solutions. Author(s): Kode, David; Malena, Carmen Source(s): , 38 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 World alliance for citizen participation…

LOGO south programme (MIC) 2007-2010

Abstract: The programme aims to strengthen good local government as a condition for poverty reduction. It targets 12 local government associations in four regions: Asia, Central-America, West-Africa and East-Africa. It focuses on capacity building of politicians, decision makers and civil servants. Author(s): VNG Source(s): , Published: 2009 VNG international, The Hague (English; Spanish; Russian ISBN/ISSN:…