The state of Ghana’s local government system : the case of assembly members

Abstract: This paper discusses some of the weaknesses of Ghana’s local government system, in particular the issues affecting the local development operations of Assembly Members. Their many challenges require national civic education and constitutional amendments to address. Author(s): Adusei-Asante, Kwadwo Source(s): , Inkanyiso : journal of humanities and social sciences; Vol. 4, No. 2 p.…

Decentralisation in Turkey

Abstract: The decentralisation reforms that have been undertaken by the government of Turkey since 2004 are examined. A number of laws give increased autonomy and resources to regional and local authorities and reorganize the division of tasks between these authorities and the central government. Author(s): Bayraktar, Ulas; Massicard, Élise Source(s): , Focales; 7 100 p.,…

Formal institutions, local arrangements and conflicts in northern Bolivian communities after forest governance reforms

Abstract: Natural resource-based conflicts between community forest management (CFM) and patronage-based management models in response to recent tenure and forestry governance reforms were studied in northern Bolivia. Author(s): Cano Cardona, Walter Source(s): , 225 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2012 Universiteit Utrecht], [Utrecht (English ISBN/ISSN: 978-90-393-5723-1/ Link: http://igitur-archive.library.uu.nl/dissertations/2012-0305-200851/UUindex.html

Mozambique : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Mozambique, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 8 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Forest management decentralization in Kenya : effects on household farm forestry decisions in Kakamega

Abstract: The effects of forest decentralization through the Kenya Forest Act of 2005, on farm forestry investment was studied among Kakamega forest communities. It was found that participatory forest management reduces investments by the poor, so complementary measures will be necessary. Author(s): Nyangena, Wilfred; Ogada, Maurice Juma; Sikei, Geophrey Source(s): , [32] p., ill., tabs…

Yemen : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Yemen, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 6 p., ill., tab Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Indonesia : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Indonesia, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , [10] p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Uganda : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Uganda, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 7 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…

Ghana : food security and land governance factsheet

Abstract: This factsheet contains information on the regulatory land governance framework in Ghana, including land tenure forms, the institutional land governance framework, gender, foreign direct investment, land grabbing, national policy, and donor support. Author(s): Heegde, Martijn De; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Porchet, Nicholas Source(s): , 6 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Land governance for equitable and…