UTS: CLG Centre for local government

Abstract: The Centre promotes a cooperative approach to local government education, research and development, and maintains close ties with a large number of local government associations, professional institutes and academic bodies in Australia, the Asia-Pacific and globally. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 University of technology Sydney (UTS). Centre for local government (CLG), Sydney (English ISBN/ISSN:…

Participatory local democracy : a global community of practice

Abstract: The Hunger Project is working in partnership with the UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) on a two-year project to cultivate a global community of practice among individuals working to build capacity for effective, responsive governance in impoverished rural areas using community scorecards. Author(s): UNDEF Source(s): , Published: 2012 United nations democracy fund] (UNDEF). The hunger…

Uganda local government association

Abstract: The main thrust of the ULGA lies in providing good and effective services to the members. In this respect, the Association has provided legal and planning services on demand to members. In addition, the Association has managed to run its own information dissemination programmes. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 Uganda local government association (ULGA),…

PAR : regional learning program : strengthening public policy and local governance for poverty reduction

Abstract: The PAR is a Latin American local governance knowledge management project aimed at sub-national governments and civic organizations to design and implement poverty alleviation policies and programs. It also supports regional learning and exchange mechanisms. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 Impact alliance, Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.impactalliance.org/ev_en.php?ID=12540_201&ID2=DO_TOPIC

Governance & decentralization (GoD)

Abstract: Governance and Decentralization (GoD) is an online Eldis Community Group for good governance and decentralization research and information. It provides access to governance and decentralization research and information to improve practice, decision-making, and research in developing countries. Author(s): IDS Source(s): , Published: 2011 University of Sussex. Institute of development studies (IDS). Eldis, Brighton (English…

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/

PG exchange

Abstract: This is a global online platform for knowledge development, sharing and learning on participatory governance (PG). Participatory governance is about empowering citizens to participate in processes of public decision-making that affect their lives. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2010 World alliance for citizen participation (CIVICUS), Johannesburg [etc.] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.pgexchange.org/