The Hague Academy for Local Governance

“Real development starts at the local level. Local authorities need skilled people to manage and deliver local services and to demonstrate leadership in community participation processes”. Based on that belief, The Hague Academy for Local Governance aims to develop the knowledge and skills of local government practitioners advising and cooperating with local authorities. They offer…

The Hague academy for local governance : training programme 2013

Abstract: The Hague Academy for Local Governance offers open enrolment courses, tailor-made training programmes, study visits and masterclasses on participation, accountability, fiscal issues, local economic development, peacebuilding, (female) leadership, climate change, and water governance. Author(s): Klokke, Rebke; Hague Academy For Local Governance Source(s): , 32 p., ill. Published: 2013 The Hague academy for local governance,…

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…

Local government and decentralisation

Abstract: The University of the Western Cape offers a competitive research and training programme on local government and decentralisation in South Africa and the rest of Africa. The programme produces masters’ graduates in a practice-based masters’ programme on local government and decentralisation. Author(s): University Of The Western Cape Source(s): , Published: 2012 University of the…

A gender-specific evaluation framework for the leadership development of women in local government

Abstract: A gender-specific evaluation framework is proposed to ensure that gender equality is achieved in all facets of local government in South Africa, including leadership development.The article highlights the importance of evaluating programmes aimed at leadership development. Author(s): Nkwana, H. Mapula; Dijk, H. Gerda Van Source(s): , Administratio publica; Vol. 20, No. 4 p. 157-172…

ICMA : leaders at the core of better communities

Abstract: ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, develops and advances professional local government management to create sustainable communities that improve lives worldwide. It provides member support, publications, peer assistance, and training and professional development. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 International city/county management association (ICMA), Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://icma.org/en/icma/home

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:…

Participants’ kit : harmonisation, decentralisation and local governance : prepared on behalf of the informal Development partners working group on local governance and decentralisation (DPWG-LGD)

Abstract: This training kit gives an overview of the state-of-the-art knowledge on harmonization, decentralization and local governance that are essential for understanding how local governance and decentralisation processes can be designed, supported and monitored in a harmonised manner. Author(s): Loquai, Christiane Source(s): , 156 p., ill., tabs Published: 2011 Train4dev.net, [Wageningen] (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

FAGLAF : Forum d’action pour la gouvernance locale en Afrique francophone

Abstract: The Local Government Action Forum for Francophone Africa (FAGLAF) was established to promote research in decentralization and local government issues and to foster capacity building through peer-to-peer learning, training programs, and knowledge dissemination. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 Forum d’action pour la gouvernance locale en Afrique francophone (FAGLAF), Dakar (French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.faglaf.info/