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Tools to Support Transparency in Local Governance

Guidance and systemization of experiences

This Toolkit argues that the quality of urban governance can mean the difference between cities characterised by prosperity and inclusiveness and cities characterised by decline and social exclusion. It describes how increased transparency at the local level can help in combating urban poverty and enhancing civic engagement. Promoting transparency, through the application of a range of public education, public participation, e-governance, ethics and institutional reform instruments.

Related Publications

Assessing the Institutional Environment of Local Governments in Africa

Available in English

Africa’s cities are growing at an unprecedented rate, over 3% per year on average. The continent’s urban population is expected to double over the next 20 to 30 years, with the majority of Africans li...

Developed by UCLG Africa and Cities Alliance

Posted by Peter Rene Hohmann

Tools : Diagnostics

Chains and Rural Economic Development in Latin America

Available in English

The paper combines practical experiences, testimonies and cases, such conceptual reflections on the approach of chains and their relationship to processes of rural territorial economic development.

Developed by Consortium of Provincial Autonomous of E...

Posted by UNDP

Case studies and best practices

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