Interaction toolkit

Abstract: This toolkit contains tips, guidance and resources to help councils ub the UK and their partners improve the impact of their international development activities. It explains why councils should get involved in development, how to develop a strategy, how to get buy-in, and about setting budgets. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2010 UK Local government…

Online sourcebook on decentralization & local development

Abstract: Hosted by CIESIN, this website contains discussions of issues in programme design, case studies, and tools for practitioners in the area of decentralization. Author(s): FAO Source(s): , 1 file, ill. Published: 2009 Food and agriculture organization of the United nations (FAO) [etc.], Rome [etc.] (English; French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.ciesin.org/decentralization/Entryway/english_contents.html

Cities for climate protection (CCP) Australia adaptation initiative : local government climate change adaptation toolkit

Abstract: The tools and exercises in this toolkit are designed to help councils identify aspects of their internal decision-making processes that need to be enhanced to appropriately and routinely plan for the impacts of climate change. Author(s): Source(s): , vi, 61 p., ill., tabs Published: 2008 ICLEI Oceania, Melbourne (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://masgc.org/climate/cop/Documents/CCPAAI.pdf

Local communities and natural products : a manual for organizing natural resource management groups for resource management planning, enterprise development and integration into value chains

Abstract: This Manual intends to serve the needs of agencies and organizations that are interested in facilitating community organizing, NRM planning and implementation, community-based natural product enterprise development, and the integration of those into rewarding value chains. Author(s): Subedi, Bhishma Source(s): , iv, 61 p., ill., tabs Published: 2007 United States agency for international development…

Mauritius local government gender action plan manual

Abstract: The local government (LG) gender action plan workshop manual is a product of the Training of Trainer (TOT) workshop that took place in Johannesburg in November 2007. The workshop brought together representatives of gender and LG authorities from Mauritius, Lesotho, South Africa and Namibia. Author(s): Virahsawmy, Loga Source(s): , 129 p., ill., graphs, tabs…

Empowering the poor : the KALAHI-CIDSS community-driven development project : a toolkit of concepts and cases

Abstract: This paper reports on a community-driven development project in the Philippines that aims to empower communities through their enhanced participation in poverty reduction projects. Stories from the communities illustrate the general outline of the programme objectives and features. Author(s): Parker, Andrew; Sera, Yumi; Bhatnagar, Bhuvan Source(s): , 40 p., ill., maps Published: 2005 World…

Building capacities for monitoring and evaluating decentralisation and local governance in West Africa : facilitating capitalisation and learning : methodological guidance for the preparation of case studies

Abstract: The purpose of this methodological note is to provide guidance for authors in phase 1 of a multi-organizational activity in the field of capacity building in M&E. It is meant to ensure that the selected approaches and experiences will be presented in a user-friendly and concise form. Author(s): Loquai, Christiane; Le Bay, Sonia; Baser,…