The land governance assessment framework : identifying and monitoring good practice in the land sector

Abstract: The framework (LGAF) provides guidance to diagnose and benchmark land governance. If land institutions function properly, land taxation provides a simple yet efficient tool to increase effective decentralization and to foster local government accountability. Author(s): Deininger, Klaus W.; Selod, Harris; Burns, Anthony F. Source(s): , Agriculture and rural development xvi, 147 p., ill., tabs…

Social research on transformation in developing countries : results of interdisciplinary PhD-school participants

Abstract: Interdisciplinary cooperation was encouraged among foreign PhD students at the Institut für Entwicklungsforschung und Entwicklungspolitik (IEE) in Germany. Two PhD studies dealt with democratization in Zimbabwe and decentralization processes in Benin. Author(s): Dreger, Mirka; Huenninghaus, Anke Source(s): , IEE working papers; 171 iii, 105 p., ill., graphs, 30 cm IEE working papers 171 Published:…