Partnership for Democratic Governance in Southeast-Asia

The Partnership for Democratic Governance in Southeast-Asia (DELGO’SEA) is a network of local government associations, non-government organizations, local authorities, and academic institutions in Southeast Asia formed to share success stories in local governance. It is hoped that in sharing best practices, these successes can be replicated in other cities and municipalities in the region. DELGO’SEA, co-funded…

Local First

“Local First is a development approach that looks first for the capacity within countries before bringing in external expertise and resources, recognizes that much of this capacity is found outside central government, and understands that local people need to lead their own development. “It’s hard to imagine a simpler or more commonsense idea.” —Carolyn Hayman,…