Yes Africa can : success stories from a dynamic continent

Abstract: This book with success stories from Africa contains two chapters on different aspects of local governance from Sierra Leone (post-conflict recontruction) and Rwanda (health financing). Author(s): Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Angwafo, Manka Source(s): , xiii, 477 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2011 World bank, Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-8213-8746-7/ Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1596/978-0-8213-8745-0

New participatory instruments in local governance : cases from Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda : paper

Abstract: The importance of community participation in Africa is illustrated, using case studies from Rwanda (health services) and Uganda (Local-to-Local Dialogue) that are intended to strengthen both the action and voice of local citizens in delivering public services. Author(s): Matovu, George W.M. Source(s): , 18 p., ill., graphs Published: 2011 Local government managers Australia (LGMA)],…

Mobilising tax revenue to finance development : the case for property taxation in Francophone Africa

Abstract: The design and implementation of property tax systems in West Africa as a source of national or municipal revenue is analysed. Development partners could support tax reform through capacity building in the areas of fiscal decentralisation, governance, skills, ICT, collection, and enforcement. Author(s): Monkam, Nara F. Source(s): , Working paper / University of Pretoria;…

Fostering social accountability : from principle to practice : guidance note

Abstract: This note provides an overview of the principles of social accountability and provides guidance on how to incorporate the practice of social accountability into programming, illustrated by examples of how it is currently being operationalized in many contexts in different regions. Author(s): Lister, Sarah; Sadasivam, Bharati Source(s): , 46 p., ill., tabs Published: 2010…

Rwandese association of local government authorities

Abstract: The Rwandese Association of Local Government Authorities (RALGA) strives for efficient, effective, transparent and accountable local governments that respond to the demands of people, that are just, democratic and participatory, and which are citizen, investor, and donor friendly. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2009 Rwandese association of local government authorities (RALGA), Kigali (English ISBN/ISSN: /…