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  • Autonomías territoriales con permiso y sin permiso del Estado: Un análisis comparativo preliminar de los procesos autonómicos en Chiapas y Nicaragua - HDRNet
    of literature on issues of political representation indigenous autonomy and democracy in Latin America was published between 1987 the year in which the Statute of Autonomy was approved by the Nicaraguan National Assembly and August 2003 when the Zapatista National Liberation Army EZLN inaugurated in the Mexican state of Chiapas This essay explores what can be learnt from these two ongoing processes from the point of view of the scholarly

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/460/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Avances en el proceso de la descentralización en el departamento del Quiché - HDRNet
    Derivatives 15Mb Abstract This study was comissioned by the Program for Rural Development in the Department of el Quiché and aims to collect the results obtained through various activities seeking to benefit different target groups Therefore this study also seeks to contribute a follow up analysis of the sustainability of the program itself through an overview of the sustained process of decentralized citizenship Document Type Monograph Documentation Additional Information Informe

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/489/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Work and Employment, Security and Food Sovereignty and Social Economy in Mali - HDRNet
    civil society organisations local communities and the private sector The ability of social economy enterprises to face systemic crises their importance in promoting employment especially for youth and women as well as their impact on the income of poor populations led the Malian government to be convinced of the merits of putting into place a framework to encourage their development Moreover the obligation to guarantee food sovereignty and security especially within the context of demographic challenges climate change and repetitive food crises has led the government to promote agricultural as a key element of its national strategy It remains clear however that in order to ensure the sustainability of these measures they must be supported by national policies co created by the State and the various other actors This case study part of the scientific content of the FIESS 2011 focuses on 1 public policies that support the social and solidarity economy 2 the conditions for a successful dialogue and for public community partnerships to jointly develop policies and implement initiatives 3 the results of public policy that promotes or reinforces the social economy 4 the contributions of the social and solidarity economy towards the developmental goals of the targeted

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/668/ (2016-05-01)
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  • ENGAGING COMMUNITY IN SLUM REDEVELOPMENT IN RAIPUR AND GANGTOK, INDIA - HDRNet
    URL http universitasforum org Abstract Rapid urbanization and land scarcity has made housing poverty the prime concern for India Rajiv Awas Yojana RAY a central government Housing scheme for urban poor envisages inclusive practices in slum housing development It mandates community participation addressing housing poverty by fostering a bottom up planning process RAY builds on past experiences of schemes like Basic Services for Urban Poor BSUP and Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme IHSDP with innovative community engagement The case study discusses the preparation of detailed project reports DPRs for slum upgrading in Raipur and Gangtok It highlights the process outcomes personal observations and learning of the authors during their interactions with the community while facilitating community involvement in final decision making for preparation of RAY DPRs meandering through its limitations It shows how community engagement can produce rational solutions and legitimate designs that reflect peoples aspirations Generating trust in the community and ensuring sustainability of participation is crucial It can be learned from the authors experiences that community involvement is a long term investment and cannot be limited to a short time frame Document Type Article Keywords Community participation Housing Rajiv Awas Yojana Topics Social protection and welfare Case

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/677/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Participatory Budgeting - HDRNet
    Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 1084Kb Abstract Participatory budgeting an innovatory form of direct participation by the people in formulating and implementing budget policies in the city Porto Alegre Brazil brought democracy to decisions on how the city s public resources were used This brochure explains how Participative Budgeting is an effective participatory tool to demand government commitment to meet people s demands and promote active and mobilized citizenship Document

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/56/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Gobernabilidad, Participación y Descentralización en la Guatemala Post-Conflicto - HDRNet
    entero Español Published Version Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 296Kb Abstract Article published by MOVIMONDO which looks at the improvement of municipal governance practices in five rural communities of the Department of El Quiché in the Guatemalan highlands Document Type Article Keywords municipal governance practices El Quiché Guatemala MOVIMONDO Topics Democratic and participatory governance Case studies Deposited On 02 Mar 2010 16 50 Related URLs

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/466/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Community Participation in Water Management. Experiences from Zimbabwe - HDRNet
    of the most essential principles in development cooperation What is meant by this term is that the people have a say in the conception of projects and accept it as their own effort The following article attempts to explore some of the issues surrounding local participation in the development of a community based natural resource management in this case a water programme in the Zambezi valley Zimbabwe Document Type Article

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/332/ (2016-05-01)
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  • A Quarter of a Million Women in Kerala Earn Livelihoods with Dignity - HDRNet
    Preview PDF 307Kb Official URL http www universitasforum org index php ojs Abstract In a country where the problem is not only to secure food for the 237 million people who are undernourished but to secure food justice an experiment carried out as part of the Kerala s anti poverty programme Kudumbashree seem to be having major consequences for food security Under the Sangha Krishi group farming initiative as many as 44 225 collectives of women farmers have sprung up across the State creating a social space where marginalised women can collectively pursue their needs and aspirations The author discusses here the results of the initiative in terms of shifting role of women in Kerala s agriculture and in the political process enabling women to salvage their dignity and livelihoods amidst immense adversity The author highlights achievements and challenges for sustainability of Kudumbashree and concludes that the value of Sangha Krishi lies in that it has become the manifestation of a deep rooted consciousness about food justice amongst Kerala s women Document Type Article Keywords Women s Empowerment Kerala India women farmers food justice food security Topics Local economic development Case studies Women s empowerment and human development Case studies

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/666/ (2016-05-01)
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