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- Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007Social funds and decentralised government are two distinct phenomena which are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world. The burning question is: can social funds, which have emerged in most countries as a highly centralised model, adapt to decentralised environments?DocumentDrylands Development Centre, UNDP, 2006This publication aims to promote learning from experience, to enable practitioners to improve on current and future efforts to mainstream and integrate governance of natural resources into a decentralised governance processes.DocumentInternational Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance / International IDEA, 2007This paper analyses the status of multiparty democracy in Africa, looking particularly at the role of political parties.Document
Capacity building for decentralised education service delivery in Ethiopia and Pakistan: a comparative analysisEuropean Centre for Development Policy Management, 2005This paper is a comparative analysis of capacity building for decentralised education service delivery between Ethiopia and Pakistan. The aim of the study is to examine how organisations and systems in both countries have succeeded in building their capacity and improving performance.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2005As development thinking shifts from ‘beneficiary’ to ‘citizen participation’ and from ‘participation as a means’ to ‘participation as a right’, are international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) changing the way they monitor and evaluate their work? Or are they still failing to create systems which demonstrate the outcomes of their interventions and encourage local voices?DocumentWorld Bank, 2005This paper proposes a framework for measuring empowerment (ME) comprising three core concepts: agency, opportunity structure, and degree of empowerment. In this regard, it defines empowerment as a person’s capacity to transform choices into desired actions and outcomes.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2005Fighting Poverty Together is the name of ActionAid’s (a British aid agency) rights-based approach to development. ActionAid introduced several changes in the way it functions to reduce dependence on child sponsorship, decentralise its internal management and simplify its organisational structure. But has this brought about any real changes at the grassroots level?DocumentInstitute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2004The protracted conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea over the disputed village of Badme has considerably changed the geopolitical framework of the Horn of Africa in the last few years. The conflict has polarised the precarious political balance all over the Horn, both at the level of the state and of the armed opposition groups.Document
The political economy of international development and pro-poor livestock policies: a comparative assessmentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004This paper analyses political organisation and action that can be used to overcome the lack of voice of poor producers in the domestic and international policy arenas.Document
Enhancing the competitiveness and productivity of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Africa: an analysis of differential roles of national governments through improved support servicesCouncil for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa, 2002This paper studies the role of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in African development, the constraints that currently hamper their ability to fulfil this role, and measures which could enhance their competitiveness and effectiveness.