Capacity-building (management improvement) for local governments

an annotated bibliography by Beth Walter Honadle

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economics and Statistics Service in [Washington, D.C.]

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SeriesRural development research report ; no. 28
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economics and Statistics Service
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
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Open LibraryOL17952477M

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This paper develops a conceptual model for thinking about effective ways to build the capacity of nonprofits. Capacity building traditionally has occurred primarily at the organizational level.

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Connolly and York () suggest that the type of capacity buildingFile Size: Capacity-building book. Capacity building is an investment in the effectiveness and future sustainability of a nonprofit.

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Vision’s Organisational Capacity Building program in its entirety is a work in progress. All feedback and comments are most welcome and may be sent to: [email protected] 1 A separate Trainer’s Manual to accompany Part II: Facilitator’s Manual to Organisational Capacity Building is still under construction.

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It is essential, however, that the TA provider work with. Capacity building (or capacity development) is the process by which individuals and organizations obtain, improve, and retain the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment and other resources needed to do their jobs competently or to a greater capacity (larger scale, larger audience, larger impact, etc).Capacity building and capacity development are often used interchangeably.

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Capacity-building is an integral part of development theory and practise. However, aid agencies that ignore people's existing strengths may create dependency and so make people more vulnerable than before.

This book considers specific and practical ways in which NGO's can contribute to enabling people to build on the capacities they already /5(3). Educators typically use the term capacity in reference to the perceived abilities, skills, and expertise of school leaders, teachers, faculties, and staffs—most commonly when describing the “capacity” of an individual or school to execute or accomplish something specific, such as leading a school-improvement effort or teaching more effectively.

The term may also encompass the. Measuring community capacity building: names are listed in the back of this book.) Each of us earns our living by working with commu-nities to help them build capacity. Sincewe have been meeting every six months as a Community Capacity-Building Learning Cluster.

Capacity Building Program. The capacity building program is an intensive 6 month customized training program that is designed for entrepreneurs who have been in business for at least one year and have earned revenue. Both for profit and non.

Capacity building. [Washington]: Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Department of Housing and Urban. Capacity Building - Agenda 21’s definition (Chap UNCED, ) I nUNDP and the International Institute for Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering organized the symposium 'A Strategy for Water Sector Capacity Building' in Delft, The Netherlands.

Strategic Plan Framework for Capacity Building: Companion Document This companion document to the National Performance Measures Instructions for Goal 3 (Capacity Building Measures) of the Strategic Plan provides examples of planning and implementation of capacity building Size: KB.

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This book explores the theoretical underpinnings of capacity building to sustain the natural, cultural and human resources of communities. It reviews the extensive literature on capacity-building strategies and policies and examines the implications of sustainable development in communities around the.

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van Beers, Henk, Children’s Participation: Experiences in capacity building and training, Save the Children Sweden, ISBNStockholm, This book is based on experiences with street and working children.

Capacity building is understood as the process of strengthening an organisation in order to increase its effectiveness and social impact, and achieve its goals and sustainability over time.

The Programme ‘We are all Citizens’ gives particular emphasis to NGO capacity building; strengthening civil society is also a core aim of the Bodossaki. Capacity building – a tool to promote good governance and integrity Governance can be defined as a set of traditions and institutions through which authority is exercised with the objective of achieving common good.

This comprehensive book integrates Western mental health approaches and international models of psychosocial capacity building within a social ecology framework, providing practitioners and volunteers with a blueprint .Capacity building is seen as a critical element of health promotion and can be used to address a variety of population-based health risks including PIA (Canadian Cancer Society, ).

As a community development tool, capacity building occurs on, and creates change at, three separate but related levels – individual, organizational, and social.Book Description. The Paris Framework for Climate Change Capacity Building pioneers a new era of climate change governance, performing the foundational job of clarifying what is meant by the often ad-hoc, one-off, uncoordinated, ineffective and unsustainable practices of the past decade described as 'capacity building' to address climate change.

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