Solid waste management in small island destinations : a case study of Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

Abstract: The local government of a small tourist island near Bali, Indonesia, has addressed its waste management problem with a multi-stakeholder partnership involving a community organization and an environmental NGO. Initiatives included source separation, expansion of collection services, and education. Author(s): Willmott, Lacey; Graci, Sonya R. Source(s): , Téoros; special issue p. 71-76 Téoros special…

Policy & practice blog : the latest news, stories, reports, opnion and analysis from Oxfam policy & practice staff around the world : subject: governance

Abstract: Oxfam Policy & Practice staff blogs on governance issues and gives the latest news, stories, reports, opinion and analysis from around the world. Author(s): Oxfam International Source(s): , Published: 2011 Oxfam GB, Oxford (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/blog/subject/governance

Non-state actors and local authorities in development

Abstract: This thematic programme “Non-state actors and local authorities in development” aims at encouraging non-state actors and local authorities, both from the EU and in developing countries, to get more involved in development issues. It is a programme of the DG EuropeAid Development and Cooperation. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EC), Brussels…

Expert advocacy for the marginalised : how and why democratic mediation matters to deepening democracy in the global South

Abstract: Different kinds of democratic mediation are reviewed: mediation as professional advocacy; mediation as representational entrepreneurship; and, mediation as citizenship development. In the last case, the empowerment of communities typically has a mostly positive impact on local governance. Author(s): Piper, Laurence; Von Lieres, Bettina Source(s): , IDS working paper; 364 41 p., ill., tab, 30…

Analyzing methods to achieve successful development

Abstract: To identify and analyze ‘best practices’ for successful development, 10 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were interviewed during a two-month stay in Arusha, Tanzania in 2010. The importance of working with local governments and integrating in the community were emphasized. Author(s): Thode, Ashley G. Source(s): , International journal for service learning in engineering; Vol. 6, No.1…