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Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 20 July 2011

This collection of briefing notes from the World Bank Institute consists of four chapters:

Chapter one explains the cross-cutting nature of decentralisation and its rationale,

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 19 July 2011

This paper by Prof. Keshav C. Sharma (University of Botswana), argues that traditional structures continue to play a role in local development.

Herrero Alisa uploaded a new Document 9 January 2012

This paper provides an analysis of how local community development is connected to the global carbon economy through the creation of carbon commodities (offset credits) and the role of premium credit certification in assisting in local development.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 19 July 2011

Ghana’s reviewed decentralization policy is likely to bring about incremental rather than transformational change. In the authors’ view, extensive decentralisation would be likely to exacerbate problems rather than solve them.

Sergio OLIETE JOSA uploaded a new Document 1 March 2015

I hope you will find this paper interesting. It has been published in "Relaciones Internacionales" an academic journal in Spanish. Below, you can find an abstract in English. 

Herrero Alisa uploaded a new Document 18 July 2012

This presentation delivered by Professor Francois Vaillancourt presents the outcomes of a 2011 study: Evidence from decentralisation in developing countries: global perspectives on the obstacles to fiscal decentralisation.

Herrero Alisa uploaded a new Document 18 July 2012

In this presentation Leonardo Romeo argues the following:

Sarah Simpson uploaded a new Document 15 November 2011

Since World War II, the political map of the world has been influenced by three major ‘D' phenomena; decolonization in Africa and Asia; dissolution of states like Pakistan, Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia; and the emergence of new decentralized states in lieu of centralized ones.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 27 July 2011

This policy brief reflects on the experience of Rwanda, the first country where a joint governance assessment was conducted in 2008.

Jorge Rodriguez Bilbao uploaded a new Document 27 July 2011

Many development agencies are engaged in assessing governance. What are their approaches and how can these be more effectively harmonised?

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