Community-driven development in post-conflict and conflict-affected areas : experiences from east Asia : background paper for the 2011 World development report

Abstract: This paper provides a framework for assessing the impacts of (Community-Driven Development) CDD projects in post-conflict and conflict-affected areas. A major set of challenges relates to the impact of violent conflict on the capacity and legitimacy of institutions at multiple levels. Author(s): Barron, Patrick Source(s): , Discussion papers / World bank vi, 31 p.,…

Local governance and community development initiatives : contributions for community development programs in Timor-Leste

Abstract: What models may be used for local development in decentralization, community development, and local governance planning? In Timor-Leste, the two main models are: the Local Development Programme and the Decentralized Development Program (PDD). Author(s): Butterworth, David; Dale, Pamela Source(s): , Research report / Justice for the poor (J4P) ii, 54 p., ill., maps, tabs…

Building trust in government : innovations in governance reform in Asia

Abstract: Within the framework of democratic governance, decentralization and local autonomy are crucial in fostering more participatory governance and enhancing trust in government. Decentralization contributes to the empowerment of local communities and trust in government at all levels. Author(s): Cheema, G. Shabbir; Popovski, Vesselin Source(s): , Trends and innovations in governance series xv, 260 p.,…

Promoting local governance & decentralisation in Asia : highlights from UNCDF experience

Abstract: The activities of UNCDF in the field of local governance and decentralization in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, Yemen are highlighted. Author(s): UNDP Source(s): , [26] p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2007 United nations development programme (UNDP)], New York, NY (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.undp.org.bd/library/presentation/2007-02-08%20-%20UNDP%20Dhaka%20pres_Local%20Gov.pps#256,1,PROMOTING LOCAL GOVERNANCE & DECENTRALISATION…