International migration, social change and local governance in Ourossogui and Louga, two small urban centres in Senegal

Abstract: This paper, to be found at IIED’s website, describes the impacts of migrants’ investments in two small urban centres in Senegal, located in areas with high rates of international migration, how these transform social relations and the implications for local governance systems. Author(s): Sall, Mohamadou Source(s): , Human settlements working paper. Rural-urban interactions and…

Local democracy, peace & human security (LDPHS)

Abstract: The LDPHS offers applied research, policy analysis and consulting services with the aim to help design and implement local governments that promote peace, development and human security in South Africa and the African region. Author(s): University Of The Western Cape Source(s): , Published: 2010 University of the Western Cape. Community law centre, Bellville (English…

Governance for agricultural and rural development program

Abstract: IFPRI’s Governance for Agricultural and Rural Development Program aims to support countries in their efforts to improve governance by researching governance issues that are essential for achieving food security and promoting equitable and sustainable agricultural and rural development. Author(s): IFPRI Source(s): , [2] p., ill. Published: 2007 International food policy research institute (IFPRI), Washington,…