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Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Highlands of Eastern Africa by Kenneth Masuki, Tilahun Amede, Jeremias Mowo, Laura Anne German

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DISTRICT INSTITUTIONAL ANDPOLICY INNOVATIONS

Joseph Tanui, Pascal Sanginga, Laura German,Kenneth Masuki, Hussein Mansoor, and Shenkut Ayele

Context and rationale

In eastern Africa and indeed across much of the developing world, local government is increasingly being seen as a crucial nexus for rural development planning and implementation (IULA, 1993; Perret, 2004). While the move toward local government reforms and decentralized governance is strongly supported by multilateral development agencies (Khan, 2006), the structural adjustment programs of the 1980s also generated greater awareness among government officials of the potentially productive role of local government in development (Smoke, 1993). Being the arm of government closest to ...

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