Innovations for decentralization and local development (IDLD) : Cambodia : final project evaluation by using Special programme implementation review (SPIRE) approach

Abstract: This UNCDF funded project was operational during 2008-2012 and dealt among other things with questions of functional assignments and fiscal decentralization. It is expected that project results with regards to the legal frameworks (planning and finance) are sustainable. Author(s): Land, Gerhard Van ‘t; Pak, Kimchoeun Source(s): , 73 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published:…

Open government partnership

Abstract: In order to participate in OGP, governments must exhibit a demonstrated commitment to open government at local and national level in four key areas: (1) fiscal transparency; (2) access to information; (3) public disclosure for elected or senior public officials; and (4) citizen engagement. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Open government partnership (OGP), [S.l.]…

Revenue potential study for Masasi district council : final report

Abstract: The revenue potential for Masasi District Council is assessed and an action plan for improving the existing revenue collection system is formulated. Masasi District is located in southern Tanzania. Author(s): Mugoya, Patrick; Chikongoye, Joseph Source(s): , viii, 50 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2011 Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Support to local governance…

Fiscal decentralization in Asia : challenges and opportunities

Abstract: This publication discusses the decentralization issues faced by countries of Asia and the Pacific. It includes practical suggestions on how to proceed in this area to enhance economic growth, macroeconomic stability, poverty and income distribution, services delivery, and accountability. Author(s): Martinez-Vazquez, Jorge Source(s): , v, 10 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Asian development bank…

Designing the local government enhancement fund for the Philippines

Abstract: Recently, local government associations in the Philippines have asked for an expansion in the funding of the IRA (Internal Revenue Allotment) with 10%. In addition they asked for a new transfer mechanism to ensure stronger equalization and better accountability arrangements for higher efficiency. Author(s): Martinez-Vazquez, Jorge; Liu, Yongzheng Source(s): , International studies program :…

Governance and development

Abstract: The OECD-DAC Network on Governance (GOVNET) is the only forum for development agencies and partner countries that focuses exclusively on improving governance. Themes include accountability, corruption, governance assessments, human rights, and taxation. Author(s): OECD Source(s): , Published: 2011 Organisation for economic co-operation and development (OECD), Paris (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.oecd.org/document/31/0,3746,en_2649_34565_46582751_1_1_1_1,00.html