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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Why do some citizens receive better municipal services than others? Comparative political economy is deeply concerned with this question, but most answers so far suggest that unequal access to these services is determined by either class or partisan voting.Document
Everybody lives upstream: the watershed approach for the changing climate of the Hindu Kush HimalayaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Globally, the watershed approach has been proven as a way to bridge human and natural systems for the conservation, sustainable use, and renewal of natural resources, especially water.Document
Workshop report: Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio, Phase II, Partnership Workshop, April 2017, Islamabad, Pakistan.International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017On 2 March, 2017, Indus Basin Initiative (IBI) of ICIMOD in partnership with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) and World Wide Fund for Nature, Gilgit Baltistan (WWF-GB) organized a partnership workshop to prepare a detailed plan of IBI for the second phase (2017-2020) of Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP II) in Islamabad, Pakistan.DocumentInter-Parliamentary Union, 2017This research paper highlights linkages between youth participation in parliament and peace and security in the world.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This CDKN Essentials summarises recommendations on the appropriateness of, and best practices for, urban resettlement and relocation as a response to disaster risk.Document
Community-led Micro-Planning: Building Capacity of Local Leaders for Participatory Planning in Bhutan, 8 –10 February 2017, Tsirang Dzongkhag, BhutanInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Bottom-up participatory planning is an ongoing practice within and outside government planning processes in the Hindu Kush Himalaya. Community-led micro-planning begins at the grassroots level. Ideally it influences higher level planning and represents grassroots population in the decision-making process.Document
Tools, platforms and mechanisms to support accountability to disaster-affected populations in the PhilippinesInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013, a number of national and local government tools, platforms and mechanisms were put in place to support the coordination of national government efforts to respond to the disaster. Many of these tools, platforms and mechanisms are web-based and accessible to the public.Document2016In this chapter, we clarify what is meant by public-private partnerships (PPPs), provide examples of both successful and less successful PPPs and describe some broad lessons. We see scope for PPPs that would reduce aspects of undernutrition. However, this optimism comes with significant caveats.Document
Do more empowered citizens make more accountable states? Power and legitimacy in legal empowerment initiatives in Kenya and South AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many marginalised groups face difficulties in accessing essential services, such as housing, health care and water – even though their rights to these services are enshrined in international and often in national laws.