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Special Report on

Decentralization in southern Africa

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SOUTHERN AFRICA: REGIONAL CENTER FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA�COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA (COMESA) RULES OF ORIGIN PROJECT AFRICA: ANALYSIS OF COMMUNITY-BASED NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AFRICA: INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT THROUGH SPECIAL DISTRICTS MOZAMBIQUE: IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AGRICULTURE RESEARCH COMPETITIVE GRANTS PROGRAM AFRICA: PROPERTY RIGHTS AND ALLUVIAL DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT (PRADD) PILOT PROGRAM IN CAR AND GUINEA DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES Legal reforms enacted by the government of Senegal in 1996 marked a decisive turning point ...
represented by a number of denominations and organizations, claiming a total of approximately seventy million adherents worldwide. The movement traces its roots to John Wesley 's 1 evangelistic revival movement in the Anglican Communion . 2 3 4 His younger brother Charles was instrumental in writing much of the hymnody of the Methodist Church. 5 George Whitefield , another significant leader in the movement, was known for his unorthodox ministry of itinerant open-air preaching. Wesley, along with his brother and Whitefield, were branded as "Methodist" by opposing clergy within the Church of England . 6 Initially ...
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Post-referendum fears for Southern Sudan | East Africa in Focus
According to Enough Project, several flashpoints emerged in Southern Sudan after April elections and tensions have escalated. Photo: Timothy Mckulka/UNMIS JUBA, Sudan – The January 2011 referendum in Southern Sudan will mark a turning point for the region and could see the formation of Africa’s newest state, but how will the south fare after the vote? A report commissioned by the non-profit organization Pact Sudan and conducted by the London School of Economics in several of Southern Sudan’s states (Eastern Equatoria, Greater Bahr el-Ghazal and Upper Nile), highlights issues that pose a threat to peace and ... market research, surveys and trends
ActionAid Regional Governance Coordinator, East and Southern ...
ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together. Regional Governance Coordinator, East and Southern Africa Based in Home Country Salary — £ 27,094 per annum We seek to employ a qualified, competent and proactive governance activist as Regional Governance Coordinator for the East & Southern Africa Region (EASA), to strengthen our work with poor and excluded people and communities so as to advance their rights, entitlements, and social justice. The main purpose(s) of this position will be: developing and supporting new governance ... market research, surveys and trends

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DECENTRALIZATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Fiscal Decentralization in East and Southern Africa: A Selective ...
Provincial expenditures in 1999/00 amounted to R97 billion, .... most important local tax in South Africa, accounting for 20.34 percent of local revenues ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
DECENTRALIZATION, LOCAL GOVERNANCE AND THE DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION ...
What factors are required for viable, democratic, local governments in Africa? This is an important question for several reasons. First, in an era of continuing economic problems and structural adjustment, national governments have been forced to reduce the services they provide. While the private sector may pick-up some of these, collective and non-profit-earning social goods must be delivered or funded by sub-national governmental units if they are to be provided at all (World Bank, 1994). Second, research over the last two decades has suggested that ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Over the past couple of weeks I have been assiduously following some interesting debate on Green Revolution (the intensive utilization of agricultural inputs such as fertilizers, improved seeds, research and extension services, pesticides, and irrigation facilities etc. to achieve increased farm production) for Ethiopia. As I see it, Tsegaye Tegenu, the initiator of the discussion, thinks that Ethiopia has had little or no green revolution and urges the government to take it seriously if it has to achieve its long-standing goal of ensuring national food self-sufficiency. Reacting to Tsegaye’s original article, Yemane T. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Haiti: Background Note
Area: 27,750 sq. km. (10,714 sq. mi.); about the size of Maryland. Ile de la Gonave, Ile de la Tortue, and Ile a Vaches comprise Haiti's principal offshore territories. Cities: Capital--Port-au-Prince (est. pop. 2.35 million prior to the January 2010 earthquake). Other cities--Cap Haitien (est. pop. 250,000). Terrain: Rugged mountains with small coastal plains and river valleys, and a large east-central elevated plateau. Climate: Warm, semiarid, high humidity in many coastal areas. People Nationality: Noun and adjective--Haitian(s). Population (April 2010 est.): 9,900,000. Annual population growth rate: (2009 est.) 1.66%. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Contribution of Decentralized Cooperation to Decentralization in ...
Development Partnership- Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, Harare, ... Decentralization in Africa” is to assess whether the Euro-African ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
USAID in Africa>Success Stories: Decentralized CourtSupport ...
One would never guess that South Africa’s “Big Five” game animals are playing a role in an ambitious new project that is transforming the country’s Department of Justice. The distinct roles of the lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, and buffalo in the natural world inspired a unique training program to help thousands of Department of Justice employees drive the restructuring of court support services in South Africa. Prior to 1994, South Africa had 11 departments of justice. Courts were run by an executive member of parliament or administrator; functions within courts were centralized with magistrates and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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How to get off Google Cameroon? - Yahoo! Answers
The Republic of Cameroon (French: République du Cameroun) is a country of central and western Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Bight of Bonny, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country is called "Africa in miniature" for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is Mount Cameroon in the southwest, and the largest cities ...
WikiAnswers - What state was slavery on at 1860
In the 1700s most slaves had been transported from Africa across the Atlantic on British-owned ships. In Britain a moral crusade against the slave trade was aided by greater literacy and printing, and Britain's parliament passed a law in 1807 against international slave trading. Denmark also made trading in slaves illegal, and in 1808 the United States joined in, forbidding its citizens to partake in the international slave trade. Sweden followed suit. The Dutch, whose sea captains had also engaged in transporting slaves from Africa, did the same. At the Congress of Vienna, in 1815, participating nations agreed that the ...