FAGLAF : Forum d’action pour la gouvernance locale en Afrique francophone

Abstract: The Local Government Action Forum for Francophone Africa (FAGLAF) was established to promote research in decentralization and local government issues and to foster capacity building through peer-to-peer learning, training programs, and knowledge dissemination. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 Forum d’action pour la gouvernance locale en Afrique francophone (FAGLAF), Dakar (French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.faglaf.info/

Schooling and decentralization : patterns and policy implications in francophone west Africa

Abstract: The impact of decentralization on the functioning of schools and district education offices was studied in Benin, Guinea, Mali and Senegal. Problems are identified and innovative initiatives are highlighted. The state should change in its role towards more support and equity. Author(s): Lugaz, Candy; De Grauwe, Anton; Baldé, Djénabou Source(s): , Management reform for…

Local government discretion and accountability : application of a local governance framework

Abstract: The World Bank local governance framework of 2008 is applied to ten countries and two sectors. The countries are Angola, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, India (Kerala), Philippines, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Pakistan (Punjab). The sectors are health and education. Author(s): Yilmaz, Serdar Source(s): , Report / World bank; 49059-GLB viii, 91 p., ill., tabs Report…

Decentralisation and poverty reduction : elaborating the linkages

Abstract: The contribution of decentralization to poverty reduction is examined and the added value of local governments in poverty reduction strategies is assessed, using cases from Ethiopia, Guinea and Mozambique. Author(s): Bossuyt, Jean; Gould, Jeremy Source(s): , Policy management brief; 12 8:00 PM Policy management brief 12 Published: 2000 European centre for development policy management…