Increasing public participation through awareness raising activities : a case study in Trao reef marine reserve, Vietnam

Abstract: This paper focuses on stakeholder participation in the community-based management of Trao Reef, Vietnam. The high level of environmental awareness of the local community contributed to the success of the project, harmonizing the socio-economic benefits of the local community and nature conservation. Author(s): Hang Thi Minh Tran; Loke Ming Chou; Hue Thu Nguyen Source(s):…

R4D : research for development

Abstract: R4D is a free access on-line portal containing the latest information about research funded by DFID, including details of current and past research in over 30,000 project and document records. Themes include agriculture, education, health, governance and conflict, food security, and social change. Author(s): DFID Source(s): , Published: 2012 Department for international development (DFID),…

Projects

Abstract: In this project database one can find all project activities of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) including projects on governance, decentralization, local government, institution and capacity building. One can search on keywords, year and project status. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2001 Royal tropical institute (KIT), Amsterdam (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://search.kit.nl/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta.exe?&v:project=kit-website-en&query=keyword%3Adecentralization%20OR%20keyword%3Agovernance%20OR%20keyword%3Apartication&binning-state=8%3d%3dProjects&

Designing rules for demand-driven rural investment funds : the Latin American experience

Abstract: The demand-driven rural investment fund (DRIFs) is a mechanism for decentralizing decision-making authority and financial resources to local governments and communities. This study explores how well-designed DRIF rules could substitute for central veto power. Author(s): Wiens, Thomas; Guadagni, Maurizio Source(s): , World bank technical paper; 407 xix, 69 p., ill., graphs, tabs, 28 cm…