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Faith, empowerment, church and community mobilisation advocacy: insights from Tearfund’s partner in UgandaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Tearfund, a Christian faith-based international non-governmental organisation, has for 15 years supported local churches to mobilise communities through a process called Church and Community Mobilisation (CCM). The CCM advocacy pilot project in Uganda led to improvements in service delivery.DocumentTearfund, 2017Faith-based organisations in many contexts have an important role in mobilising citizens to engage with local government actors on accountability issues. International NGO Tearfund supports partner churches to work on advocacy with local government through its church and community mobilisation process.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This issue of the Open Access IDS Bulletin examines the impact of decentralisation at the local level through detailed case studies of five countries – Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia. The issue deals with all three of the main aims for decentralisation reforms in Africa: improved service delivery, democracy and participation, and a reduction in central government expenditure.Document
Decentralized climate change responses in Uganda: climate change adaptation lacks local government fundingDanish Institute for International Studies, 2015Local governments in Uganda are the most appropriate level for implementing national climate change adaptation and mitigation policies. They provide the best institutional interface between local people’s aspiration and international investments, national policies and civil society initiatives.DocumentGerman Institute of Global and Area Studies, 2006It is often claimed that decentralisation is effective for the reduction of poverty due to inherent opportunities for higher popular participation and increased efficiency in public service delivery.DocumentElsevier, 2006This paper shows how central governments in six countries—Senegal, Uganda, Nepal, Indonesia, Bolivia, and Nicaragua—use a variety of strategies to obstruct the democratic decentralisation of resource management and, hence, retain central control.DocumentCrisis States Research Centre, LSE, 2008Within the vast literature on decentralisation, there is little attention on one important aspect of decentralisation – namely the creation of new sub-national administrative units.DocumentInternational Development Research Centre, 2007This book presents the context, theory and current thinking on the interaction betweeen ICTs and local governance, particularly in Africa. It discusses the shift from ‘government’ to ‘e-governance,’ describes the role of local-level authorities, and presents the benefits and limitations of introducing ICTs in government operations.DocumentCenter for Global Development, USA, 2007Much of the growth in Sub-Saharan Africa in the past decade has come from extractive industries, rather than from private, entrepreneurial activity.DocumentDEGE Consult, Tanzania, 2004This report reviews and assesses the key lessons of the decentralisation reforms in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.