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

Knowledge sharing and partnership building to boost local economies, create employment and reduce poverty

Abstract: This special issue of @local.glob deals with the Inter-agency Conference on Local Economic Development and Decentralisation of 22-24 October 2008. Subjects included the challenge of institutionalizing local economic development in South Africa and tourism value-chain upgrading in Nepal. Author(s): Christensen, Jens Dyring Source(s): , @local.glob; 5 v, 60 p., ill., graphs, tabs @local.glob 5…

Community-based natural resources management : experiences and lessons linking communities to sustainable resource use in different social, economic and ecological conditions in South Africa

Abstract: Lessons are drawn from the TRANSFORM project in South Africa. TRANSFORM helps communities living in or near Kruger Park to develop viable ways of enhancing their livelihoods through community-based nature conservation and ecotourism. Author(s): Turner, Stephen; Collins, Steve; Baumgart, Johannes Source(s): , Research report / Programme for land and agarian studies, School of government,…