United nations e-government survey 2010 : leveraging e-government at a time of financial and economic crisis

Abstract: This edition makes the case that e-government should play an ever greater role in development. However, e-participation has so far not been nearly as successful as participatory budgeting. The global South is still lagging in implementation and infrastructure. Author(s): Qian, Haiyan Source(s): , Economic & social affairs xi, 125 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs…

Direct deliberative local governance using online media : consensual problem solving or a recalcitrant pluralism?

Abstract: This paper analyses the conversation on a discussion list that was developed to support local, direct governance in a community in South Africa. It was found that online interaction can facilitate pluralist deliberation for managing complex local governance problems. Author(s): Van Der Merwe, Rean; Meehan, Anthony Source(s): , 13 p. Published: 2010 The Open…

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;…

LGI professional and social network

Abstract: The Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative (LGI) created this professional and social network to enable local government professionals to get in touch with each other, keep contacts, share ideas or form groups for discussion. Author(s): Hungary Source(s): , Published: 2009 Local government and public service reform initiative (LGI), Budapest (English ISBN/ISSN: /…

Economy, public sector, decentralization

Abstract: Zunia provides a space of knowledge-sharing among development practitioners worldwide. Users can access and post news, events, best practices and publications that are searchable online and receive e-mail alerts on topics of their interest, in this case decentralization. Author(s): Development Gateway Foundation Source(s): , Published: 2009 Development gateway, [Washington, DC etc.] (English ISBN/ISSN: /…

Land management information systems in the knowledge economy : discussion and guiding principles for Africa

Abstract: A symposium on land information management (LIM) systems in Africa was held in Addis Adaba in December, 2006. Papers included: (1) the status of the cadaster in Nigeria; (2) LIM, e-readiness, and the knowledge economy; and (3) facilitating pro-poor land management and land administration. Author(s): UNECA Source(s): , x, 294 p., ill., graphs, maps,…

Pelican initiative : platform for evidence-based learning & communications for social change

Abstract: A Dgroup that brings together development practitioners from different disciplines to enhance practical understanding of joint learning processes in development and to identify strategies to strengthen them. Author(s): Dgroups Partnership Source(s): , Published: 2007 Bellanet : with UNAIDS etc.], [Ottawa etc. (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://dgroups.org/Community.aspx?c=3c4b8b5b-d151-4c38-9e7b-7a8a1a456f20

E-service delivery : a manual for delivering e-services as a local government in the digital information society

Abstract: Offers an overview on how to implement and deliver e-services successfully. Includes four best practices of the development of effective and efficient e-service delivery. Author(s): Voogd, Mark Source(s): , 72 p., ill., tabs Published: 2007 VNG international, The Hague (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.vng-international.nl/fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/publicationsAndTools/E-Service_Delivery.pdf

OICRF : international Office of cadastre and land records

Abstract: OICRF is a study and documentation centre for cadastre, land administration and affiliated fields of interest.It is one of the permanent bodies of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG). Among other things, OICRF maintains a digital database and conducts comparative studies. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2004 Office of cadastre and land records (OICRF), Apeldoorn…