Misker, Strengthening Local Governments in Tanzania. Defining the training needs of the financial employees.

In this thesis the training needs of financial employees at Local Government Authorities (LGAs) in Tanzania are analyzed. This thesis focuses on financial decentralization, which means that decisions on resource allocation, planning and financial matters are made at grass root levels. Data are collected by focused interviews with the financial employees at 7 LGAs in …

ter Heijne, Institutional performance and financing; How to stimulate economic development for local communities: The case of Kupang, Indonesia.

Focus is on the performance of financing institutions ins LEDs via a case study. The results of the case study showed low levels of inter-institutional collaboration, inadequate education and knowledge diffusion, and inappropriate financial services. Human coordination has the largest impacts and also impacts its fellow variables.

Bosscha, Technical education and development. Internal and external factors influencing sustainability of atchnical institute in Ghana.

This research investigates the internal and external factors that exert influence on the sustainability of the technical institute in Ghana during the project-assistance and post-assistance phase and the role of the different stakeholders in this process. These are the direct Ghana, and elements that influence the project team, in the Netherlands. Furthermore, internal factors that influence …

de Windt, The Synergy between Social Entrepreneurship, Community Empowerment and Social Capital for the Local Economic Development of the smallholder rubber culture in Central Kalimantan.

Community empowerment is increased by a good relationship between governmental and non-governmental institutions and the local community. This relationship is influenced by the amount of social capital. Community empowerment, together with a high amount of social capital, can lead to more local economic development.

Van Kammen, How to Achieve Successful GCL Empowerment in Poor, Rural Areas.

The subject of this study is collective empowerment in a mobile biodiesel project in Indonesia. Four perspectives are discussed in the literature review. That is, the basic needs perspectives, the human capital perspective, the local institutional perspective and the capability of the collective to manage their own needs with the help of access to other …