5 edition of Decentralization of agricultural planning systems in Latin America. found in the catalog.
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
|Series||FAO economic and social development paper ;, 92|
|Contributions||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.|
|LC Classifications||HD1790.5.Z8 D43 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||62 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||62|
|LC Control Number||92190698|
Larson, A.M. Democratic Decentralization in the Forestry Sector: Lessons Learned from Africa, Asia and Latin America Pacheco, P. Decentralization of Forest Management in Bolivia: Who Benefits and Why? Ribot, J. Democratic Decentralization of Natural . Decentralization of Governance and Development Pranab Bardhan A ll around the world in matters of governance, decentralization is the rage. Even apart from the widely debated issues of subsidiarity and devolution in the European Union and states’ rights in the United States, decentraliza-.
Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.. Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations. 1. Introduction. Many developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America have introduced some form of decentralized forest management (Larson, ).An overview paper of a special journal issue on decentralized forest management notes that ‘under the right circumstances, the theory can hold true: democratic decentralization can improve efficiency, equity, democracy and resource Cited by:
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Decentralization of agricultural planning systems in Latin America. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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Open : "Sequence analysis meets subnational politics in this must-read study of decentralization in Latin America. Drawing on extensive original research in four countries, Falleti uses a new 'comparative sequence method' to show how decentralization reforms varyingly empower subnational political actors depending on when and in what order they are by: Based on extensive primary research in an unusually disparate set of African and Latin American cases, Decentralization and Recentralization in the Developing World also innovates by focusing on dynamics that have been yet to be integrated into the political science literature on decentralization, including what takes place within the bureaucracy, who controls labor markets, and why subnational governments either proliferate or amalgamate in the wake of decentralization 5/5(1).
Rojas F () The political context of decentralization in Latin America: accounting for the particular demands of decentralization in the region.
In: Burki SJ, Perry G (eds) Annual World Bank conference on development in Latin America and the Caribbean. THE “ACQUIS” OF THE DECENTRALISATION REFORMS OF THE PAST DECADES. Latin America is the most urbanized region in the developing world where around 80% of the citizens now live in cities.
The region is marked by the most extreme inequality in the world1, with some 40% of the population living below the poverty Size: KB. Latin America/Carib bean Environment Decentralized multilevel planning; principles and practice (Asian and African experiences) Sundaram, K.V. Concept Publishing Co., New Delhi India, Nepal, Ghana, Uganda General Decentralized planning and Pachayati Raj (Proceedings of the D.T.
Lakdavala Memorial Symposium). 1This paper draws from work on decentralization for the Report on Economic and Social Progress in Latin America (IADB, ), in which I participated together with Alejandro Grisanti, Moritz Kraemer, Claudia Piras, Arnaldo Posadas and Ernesto Talvi.
I am grateful for their input into this paper. All errors, of course, are mine. status of decentralization of extension systems, drawing from a “Study on Decentralization, Fiscal Systems, and Rural Development”.
In the retreat, C. Annor-Frempong and Solomon Bekure (Ghana), Eliseo Ponce (Philippines), Joko Budianto (Indonesia), and Matthew McMahon (Latin America) shared experience with coun-try decentralization Size: KB. times participatory budgeting was applied only in cities of Latin America, now it is applied also in many rural local governments in the world.
Political decentralization and local participation. Disillusioned with the results of centralized government planning, many countries have recently tried placing planning authority with state, regional or district agencies.
The authors in this volume examine experiences in Asia, South America, and Africa to review the varieties of decentralization policies and programmes.
They identify the social, economic, and political factors that seem to. The module is designed for use in the training path Decentralization and agricultural development. It is intended to precede, and be used in conjunction with, modules covering topics on decentralization of agricultural services; environment in decision making; and decentralized planning and Size: KB.
Decentralization is a mixture of administrative, fiscal and political functions and relationships. In the design of decentralization systems all three must be included.
” 5 What Decentralization Is Not. “ An alternative to centralization: Decentralization is not an alternative to centralization. Decentralization is par ticularly widespread in develop-ing countries for a variety of r easons: the advent of mul - tipar ty political systems in Africa; the deepening of democratization in Latin America; the transition fr om a command to a market economy in Easter n Europe and the former Soviet Union; the need to improve deliveryCited by: He is also Chair of the Decentralization Task Force at Columbia University's Initiative for Policy Dialogue.
His research blends quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate the institutions and organizational forms that underpin rapid development. He has published extensively in the academic literature.
It provides a Thematic Overview on decentralization and agricultural development by presenting the background and context of decentralization and its relevance to agriculture, summarizes the structure and content of the training path and provides hyperlinks to all the other modules of the trainig path.
Downloadable. Decentralisation and Reform in Latin America analyses the process of intergovernmental reform in Latin America in the last two decades and presents a number of emerging issues. These include the impacts of decentralization and the response of countries in the region to challenge such as social cohesion, interregional and interpersonal disparities, the assignment of social and.
decentralized planning, restructuring institutions, and managing agricultural support services (ten files); special programs, poverty, employment and food security (eight files); people's participation (eighteen files); and the role of regions, local development programs, and rural communities (ten files).
Keywords:!!Decentralization,!Subnational!Fiscal!Sustainability,!Latin!America. 1 The contents are sole responsi bilities of the authors, and do not necessarily ref lect the position of the Inter. Is it always true that decentralization reforms put more power in the hands of governors and mayors.
In post-developmental Latin America, the surprising answer to this question is no. In fact, a variety of outcomes are possible, depending largely on who initiates the reforms, how they are initiated, and in what order they are introduced.
Tulia G. Falleti draws on extensive fieldwork, in-depth. De Mello, Luiz () “Fiscal Decentralisation and Public Investment: The Experience of Latin America,” in Giorgio Brosio and Juan Pablo Jimenez, eds, Decentralization and Reform in Latin America: Improving Intergovernmental Relations (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing), pp.
–Author: Roy Bahl, Richard M. Bird.We have already received permission from FAO, World Bank, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and other organizations to translate several books. We found that this course, Agriculture Innovation System, is a truly valuable resource, that would support the agriculture ecosystem in Vietnam greatly.The present trend of decentralization of government structures in Latin America is discussed.
Major changes in government are highlighted which demonstrate how strongly revenues and expenditure responsibilities are shifting from central authorities to municipalities and intermediate levels of government.
Three elements are identified as being central to the success of decentralization both as Cited by: