Regional Focus
Gender Mainstreaming in Local Authorities Best Practices, UN-HABITAT  
Summary :This handbook is designed to assist Habitat Agenda Partners, which include national and local governments and civil society, to incorporate gender issues into urban development polices and programmes by learning from the experience of others.
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Local Governance in Developing Countries, World Bank  
Summary :The book advances the World Bank Institute agenda on knowledge sharing and learning from cross-country experiences in reforming public governance and is intended to assist policy makers and practitioners in developing countries in making more informed choices on strengthening local governance and improving social outcomes for their citizens.
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Nepal Local Governance And Community Development Programme, Phase II  
Summary :The goal of this programme is to contribute towards poverty reduction through better local governance and community development and the purpose is To improve local governance for effective service delivery and citizen empowerment. The programme is being executed by Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Nepal.
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Mainstreaming processes for climate change adaptation: Collection of best practices  
Summary :The document is a collection of best practices from Pacific Island countries. Examples have been cited from Cook Islands, Tanzania, Uganda etc. Many of these countries have mainstreamed climate change adaptations in decentralized planning process. The document has a detailed description of tools for mainstreaming environmental concern in planning process.
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