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Author Plummer, Janelle.

Title Focusing partnerships : a sourcebook for municipal capacity building in public-private partnerships / Janelle Plummer ; with contributions from Chris Heymans [and others]
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 341 pages) : illustrations
Series Municipal Capacity Building Series
Municipal capacity building series.
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Boxes; About the Contributors; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Foreword; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: A Strategic Framework for Municipal Capacity Building; Part 1: Focusing Partnership Goals; Chapter 3: Meeting Municipal Objectives Through Partnerships; Chapter 4: Locating and Linking Partnerships in Urban Governance and Management; Chapter 5: Contributing to Poverty Reduction; Part 2: Developing a Partnership Framework; Chapter 6: Building on the Assets of Potential Partners; Chapter 7: Focusing the Scope and Content of PArtnership Arrangements
Chapter 8: Establishing Appropriate Organisational and Contractual ArrangementsChapter 9: Establishing Sound Partnership Principles; Part 3: Enhancing Capacity to Implement Partnerships; Chapter 10: Understanding the Operating Context of Municipal Partnerships; Chapter 11: Enhancing Human Resources; Chapter 12: Supporting Organisational Development; Chapter 13: A Framework for Action; Appendix A: Useful Contacts; Notes; Refe
Summary Despite the increasing occurrence of policies aimed at mobilising the financial and human resources of the private sector most urban local governments responsible for urban basic services in the South do not have the capacity to initiate and sustain partnerships. Nor do they understand how they can create partnerships that target the poor. This sourcebook provides practical information and guidance to do so. With extensive illustrative material from Africa Asia and Latin America it sets out a strategic framework for building municipal capacity to create pro-poor partnerships. It focuses on imp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-333) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Municipal services.
Public-private sector cooperation.
Urban policy.
Urban poor -- Government policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Heymans, Chris.
LC no. 2002000486
ISBN 1280475641
141758307X (electronic bk.)
1849771367 (electronic bk.)
9781417583072 (electronic bk.)
9781849771368 (electronic bk.)