FreeBalance : modernizing public financial management = modernise la gestion des finances publiques = modernizando el manejo de las finanzas públicas

Abstract: FreeBalance is a global provider of software solutions for public financial management (PFM). PFM is an essential part of the international development process. FreeBalance solutions support government modernization, fiscal decentralization, and public finance reform across all levels of government. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 FreeBalance, Ottawa [etc.] (English; French; Spanish ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.freebalance.com/

Rural land management in the Senegal River valley

Abstract: This paper reviews the existing legal framework and land tenure systems in the Senegal valley, analyses access to land, lists the local land management practices and shows certain departures from good land management practice. It also makes recommendations for remedying the departures observed. Author(s): Lestang, Jean Philippe Source(s): , 21 p., ill., maps, tabs…

Where is local government going in Latin America? : a comparative perspective

Abstract: Ten basic features of local government systems are used as a template to situate Latin American local government within Weberian typology. The paper tentatively concludes that the ‘managerial’ type of local government is gaining ground over the ‘governmental’ type Author(s): Nickson, Andrew Source(s): , Working paper / Swedish International centre for local democracy; 6…

The Hague academy for local governance : programme 2012

Abstract: The Hague Academy for Local Governance offers open enrolment courses, tailor-made training programmes, study visits and masterclasses on participation, accountability, fiscal issues, local economic development, peacebuilding, (female) leadership, climate change, and water management. Author(s): Klokke, Rebke Source(s): , 35 p., ill. Published: 2011 Hague academy for local governance, The Hague (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Success and failure of local e-government projects : lessons learned from Egypt

Abstract: The information systems success model was used to examine local e-government in Egypt. The model uses six success variables: information quality, system quality, service quality, use, user satisfaction, and perceived net benefit. Author(s): Abdelsalam, Hisham; Reddick, Christopher G.; ElKadi, Hatem Source(s): , 21 p., ill., map, tabs Published: 2011 Cairo university. Faculty of computers…

Performance management including measurement, monitoring and evaluation : a management guide for African public service managers

Abstract: As part of the operationalization of the long term strategy of the African governance and public administration programme, this guide was prepared to improve performance management and measurements systems and practices including monitoring and evaluation. Author(s): Source(s): , viii, 32 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Conference of African ministers of public service (CAMPS), Nairobi…

The application of public asset management in Indonesian local government : a case study in south Sulawesi province

Abstract: The problems faced by local government in applying a public asset management framework were examined, using a case from South Sulawesi, Indonesia. They include the absence of an institutional and legal framework, the non-profit principle of public assets, and the non-availability of data. Author(s): Hanis, Muhammad Hasbi; Trigunarsyah, Bambang; Susilawati, Connie Source(s): , Journal…

Livelihoods and natural resource management

Abstract: This section of the ELDIS website provides recommended reading and a regularly updated list of resources on livelihoods approaches to the management of natural resources, including land, soil and water, forests and fisheries. Author(s): IDS Source(s): , Published: 2011 University of Sussex. Institute of development studies (IDS). Eldis, Brighton (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.eldis.org/index.cfm?objectid=42B5FBED-9DD0-1A91-0F656CA2621F67EE&id=2&pageNo=2