Social accountability in Africa : practitioners’ experiences and lessons

Abstract: This publication is a knowledge resource to support policy-makers, public policy practitioners, law-makers, public institutions, – managers, the scientific community, civil society, donors, development agencies and all those concerned with the ‘governance-accountability’ nexus in Africa. Author(s): Claasen, Mario; Alpín-Lardiés, Carmen Source(s): , viii, 224 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2010 Institute for democracy in…

An upside down view of governance

Abstract: Central question of this paper is how to increase effective, accountable public authority in poor countries of the global South. Examples and studies from all over the world provide a fresh perspective on governance focusing less on the destination and more on the means of getting there. Author(s): Unsworth, Sue Source(s): , 83 p.…

Commonwealth journal of local governance

Abstract: The Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance brings together perspectives of researchers and local government to disseminate information, ideas and good practice across the Commonwealth. It is co-auspiced by the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (UK) and the UTS Centre for Local Government. Author(s): Source(s): , Commonwealth journal of local governance Commonwealth journal of local governance…

Weekly compass / European centre for development policy management (ECDPM)

Abstract: This newsletter of the European Centre for Development Policy Management presents key developments in EU-ACP relations, the latest news and publications. ECDPM helps countries in EU and ACP build effective partnerships and reduce ‘asymmetries’ in policy making between the EU and ACP countries. Author(s): ECDPM Source(s): , Extended version Published: 2007 ECDPM, Maastricht (English…