Developmental local government : putting local government at the heart of development : Commonwealth local government conference, 14-17 May 2013, Kampala, Uganda

Abstract: This website provides information on the Commonwealth Local Government Conference of 14-17 May 2013 in Kampala, Uganda. It is entitled: developmental local government. Information includes video, a programme outline, key speakers, an online registration form, and news. Author(s): CLGF Source(s): , Published: 2013 Commonwealth local government forum (CLGF), London (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.clgc2013.org/index.cfm

Van Vollenhoven institute [for law, governance, and development]

Abstract: Through research and teaching, the Van Vollenhoven Institute seeks to contribute to a better understanding of the formation and functioning of legal systems in developing countries and their effectiveness in contributing to good governance and development. Author(s): Van Vollenhoven Institute For Law And Administration In Non-Western Countries Source(s): , Published: 2012 Universiteit Leiden, Van…

DDP : Democracy development programme

Abstract: Since its initiation in 1993, the DDP has been a non-partisan non-profit organisation, supporting capacity building on governance and civil society levels to ensure that both are empowered for meaningful participation in South Africa’s social transformation. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Democracy development programme (DDP), Durban (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.ddp.org.za/

The implications of federalism and decentralisation on socio-economic conditions in Ethiopia

Abstract: This paper analyses impacts of the federal system and decentralization on Ethiopia’s socio-economic development, with special reference to the health and eduction sectors. The principles of the Ethiopian federal system as well as those of the 2001/2002 decentralisation process are highlighted. Author(s): Zimmermann-Steinhart, Petra; Bekele, Yakob Source(s): , [Potchefstroom electronic law journal] (PER); Vol.…

Sharpening our understanding of decentralisation : summary of the ‘Grand panel’ discussion

Abstract: In July 2012, an advanced seminar on decentralization was held in Brussels to address the following questions: (1) why should donor agencies care more about decentralization? (2) how can decentralisation be “instrumental” to development? and (3) how to provide smart support to decentralization? Author(s): Source(s): , 1 blog file Published: 2012 Capacity4dev.eu, Brussels (English…

Every development is local : why local public governance is key to achieving human development results

Abstract: The Practice Director for Democratic Governance Group of the UNDP reflects on the importance of Local Public Governance in achieving sustainable human development results. She looks esp. at the capacity challenged areas of the public service in its role as a facilitator of local-level development. Author(s): Fraser-Moleketi, Geraldine Joslyn Source(s): , [12] p., ill.…

The South African developmental state debate : leadership, governance and a dialogue in public sector finance

Abstract: This paper explores the implications for the public finance management system of the South African government’s aspiration to become a developmental state, as articulated in the newly released National Development Plan 2030: Our future – make it work (National Planning Commission 2012). Author(s): Kuye, J.O.; Ajam, T. Source(s): , African journal of public affairs…