Mwananchi : strengthening citizen engagement

Abstract: The Mwananchi Programme promotes local governance issues to strengthen citizens’ voices and improve governance and accountability in Africa. The programme works in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Southern Sudan, Uganda and Zambia. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2010 Overseas development institute (ODI)]. Mwananchi programme, [London etc. (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.mwananchi-africa.org/

Local government database

Abstract: The database is a collection of the major legislation and policies dealing with local government in Africa. The legal instruments are classified according to nine standard headings. Currently the database contains information on Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda. Author(s): University Of The Western Cape Source(s): , Published: 2010 University of the Western Cape. Community…

Building responsibility for the delivery of government services (BRIDGE) : FY 2009 annual report (December 9, 2008 – September 30, 2009

Abstract: The Building Responsibility for the Delivery of Government Services (BRIDGE) project in South Sudan aims to enhance the capacity of local government to plan, manage and provide services, and to improve relationships between local governments and their constituents. Author(s): Corps, Mercy Source(s): , 57 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2009 USAID Sudan. BRIDGE, Khartoum…

Land grab or development opportunity? : agricultural investment and international land deals in Africa

Abstract: The first detailed study of large scale land acquisitions in Africa analyses the modalities and likely impacts. highlighting the possible opportunities if things are managed well and warns of the risks to food security and rural development if contracts are not properly negotiated and enforced. Author(s): Cotula, Lorenzo Source(s): , viii, 120 p., ill.,…