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…

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/

CBNRM net : the Community-based natural resource management network = das Netzwerk für die gemeinschaftliche Nutzung natürlicher Ressourcen = Gestión comunitaria de los recursos naturales la red = Gestion communautaire des ressources naturelles = Gestão dos recursos naturais em parceria com a comunidade

Abstract: CBNRM Net aims to enhance the role of civil society, participatory approaches, local social organization, and traditional knowledge in connection with managing natural resources. It also provided a broad network interface for the use of the global CBNRM community of practice. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2010 Community based natural resources management (CBNRM), Gaborone (English;…

Food crisis and the global land grab : governments and corporations are buying up farmland in other countries to grow their own food or simply to make money

Abstract: This blog serves as a resource for those monitoring or researching the global rush to buy up or lease farmlands abroad to secure basic food supplies or simply for profit. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2009 Asian peasant coalition (APC) etc.], [Quezon City etc. (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://farmlandgrab.org/