Local government reform Africa : through high impact leadership & management

Abstract: Leading-edge case studies and expert advice for local governments on how to improve organizational culture, systems and performance are dealt with at the 2013 Local Government Reform in Africa Conference. Subjects include: finance, ethics, inclusive development, participation, and leadership. Author(s): Source(s): , [6] p., ill. Published: 2013 Bloomzone skills solutions (BSS) Africa, [Johannesburg] (English…

Administratio publica : editions

Abstract: Administratio Publica is a quarterly journal. The aim of the journal is to promote academic scholarship in Public Administration and Management and related fields. It is produced by the Association of Southern African Schools and Departments of Public Administration and Management (ASSADPAM). Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2013 Association of southern African schools and departments…

IMASA online

Abstract: Established in 1998, the Institute of Municipal Administration for Southern Africa (IMASA) has 436 members. The objectives of IMASA include strenthening municipal administration as the foundation for good local government and to promote appropriate training of municipal administration practitioners. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 [Institute of municipal administration for southern Africa] (IMASA), Langebaan (English…

NIBR : Norwegian institute for urban and regional research = Norsk institutt for by- og regionforskning

Abstract: The Norwegian Institute for Uban and Regional Research (NIBR) is an independent social science research institution. It conducts governance studies, nationally and internationally, southern and East Africa, South and south-east Asia, and Latin America. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Norwegian institute for urban and regional research (NIBR), Oslo (English; Norwegian ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.nibr.no/en/

Municipal development partnership eastern and southern Africa (MDP-ESA) : a partnership enabling local government capacity

Abstract: The partnership is a hands-on capacity building facility with the aim of enabling effective self-governance at local level in Sub-Saharan Africa. It promotes alternative development approaches to problems that affect local authorities by placing emphasis on ownership and direct participation. Author(s): MDP Source(s): , Published: 2011 Municipal development partnership eastern and southern Africa (MDP-ESA),…

DEV training

Abstract: KIT Development Policy & Practice (DEV) has knowledge in four areas: health, education, social development and gender equity, and sustainable economic development. Trainings include : boards and governance in Africa, and local governance and rural decentralization (both French and English). Author(s): KIT Source(s): , Published: 2011 Royal tropical institute (KIT), Amsterdam (English; Dutch ISBN/ISSN:…

African centre for citizenship & democracy

Abstract: The African Centre on Citizenship and Democracy (ACCEDE) studies the factors and policy environments which support or inhibit the development of a more inclusive citizenship in the region and continent. It replaces the Centre for Southern African Studies. Author(s): University Of The Western Cape Source(s): , Published: 2011 University of the Western Cape. School…

AIDS and local governance

Abstract: The Governance and AIDS programme (GAP) of IDASA was launched in 2008. One of the strategic objectives was to identify indicators of fragility of local government and to study the contribution of capacity development for cooperative governance on AIDS in southern Africa. Author(s): IDASA Source(s): , Published: 2011 Idasa, Cape Town (English ISBN/ISSN: /…

Regional workshop on democratising governance through citizen participation

Abstract: A regional workshop on democratizing governance through citizen participation was held in South Africa to share experiences in advancing participatory governance, identify key gaps in participatory governance at local, national and continental levels and propose solutions. Author(s): Kode, David; Malena, Carmen Source(s): , 38 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 World alliance for citizen participation…

CMRA : Centre for municipal research & advice

Abstract: CMRA is a research and consultancy company that strengthens local governments in southern Africa by assisting municipalities to find practical solutions to critical challenges through research, support, capacity building, and advice. RDLG/10/16. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2010 Centre for municipal research & advice (CMRA), Waterkloof Heights (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.cmra.org.za/