Local governance in developing countries

Abstract: This report develops a comparative institutional framework for responsive, responsible, and accountable governance in developing countries. Ten country case studies of local government organization and finance are included. Author(s): Shah, Anwar Source(s): , Public sector governance and accountability series xxix, 457 p., ill., graphs, tabs, 23 cm Public sector governance and accountability series Published:…

Local government and participation

Abstract: The use of participatory learning and action (PLA) by local governments are discussed. One topic is how participation could be used to influence new styles of leadership that are more transparent and accountable. Author(s): Inglis, Andy Source(s): , PLA notes; 44 88 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs, 30 cm PLA notes 44 Published: 2002…