Participation and performance: Decentralised planning and implementation in Ethiopia

Snyder, K., Ludi, E., Cullen, B., Tucker, J., Zeleke, A. and Duncan, A. 2014. Participation and performance: Decentralised planning and implementation in Ethiopia. Public Administration and Development. 34 (2), pp. 83-95. doi:10.1002/pad.1680

TitleParticipation and performance: Decentralised planning and implementation in Ethiopia
AuthorsSnyder, K., Ludi, E., Cullen, B., Tucker, J., Zeleke, A. and Duncan, A.
Abstract

This article discusses how decentralisation policies are enacted in the planning and implementation of natural resource management interventions in rural Ethiopia. A key element of decentralisation policy is the emphasis on greater participation by local communities. Drawing on qualitative research conducted with government staff and farmers, this paper illustrates how different actors perceive and implement national policy and how these actions affect the longer-term sustainability of land management interventions.

Keywordsparticipatory planning; Ethiopia; decentralisation; agricultural development; natural resources management
JournalPublic Administration and Development
Journal citation34 (2), pp. 83-95
ISSN1099-162X
Year2014
PublisherWiley
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1002/pad.1680
Publication dates
Published16 Apr 2014

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