Shifting Power

Knowledge management and communication to address information access and power asymmetries for resource-poor producers in value chains

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Authors: Bode, R. et alii.
Publication date: 2008, In: Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 4(1): 5-20

This paper provides some evidence about the role of knowledge management and communication in establishing effective value chains with resource-poor producers.

It first introduces some terms and definitions regarding value chains, social networks and information, knowledge and communication. This leads to a conceptualization of a theoretical framework on knowledge management and communication in value chains.

UN Global Compact: case studies of multistakeholder partnership. Policy dialogue on business in zones of conflict

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Author: edited by Virginia Haufler (for UN Global Compact)
Publication date: 2002

Members of the UN Global Compact Policy Dialogue on Business in Zones of Conflict participate in several partnerships that seek to reduce or prevent violent conflict, manage the effects of conflict, or rebuild a country previously suffering from civil conflict.

Troubles on the way: An analysis of the challenges faced by multi-stakeholder platforms (South Africa & Bolivia)

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Author: Nicolas Faysse
Publication Date: 2006

Using two cases from South Africa and Bolivia, both in regards to water resource management, this paper analyses Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSP’s) as a means of resolving conflicts around natural resource management in both developing countries and on a global level. In examining why MSP’s have been and continue to be viewed in an often unfavourable context, the author identifies  and discusses five principal issues:

Multi-stakeholder processes, service delivery and state institutions: Experiences from the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territories

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Author: Working Group on Multi-Stakholder Processes, Service Delivery and State Institutions
Publication date: 2011

To foster research in fragile states, the Working Group on Multi-Stakholder Processes, Service Delivery and State Institutions was initiated in The Netherlands to respond to the need for more evidence on how cooperation between public and civil society actors and institutional legitimacy can improve service delivery and thereby contribute to the legitimacy and effectiveness of state institutions.

Multistakeholder Partnerships and Digital Technologies for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: 3 case studies

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Author: Omar Dengo Foundation
Publication date: 2007

This publication presents three case studies about digital technologies for development, involving multi stakeholder processes. All case studies have been analysed with the same methodology to reveal information about

- the activity of the multi stakeholder partnership
- the partners (motivations, obstacles, contributions, decision making mechanisms, conflict management,...)
- role of digital technologies
- outcomes and lessons learned

Social learning towards a sustainable world: Social learning towards a sustainable world

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Author: edited by Arjen E.J. Wals
Publication date: 2007

This comprehensive volume - containing 27 chapters and contributions from six continents - presents and discusses key principles, perspectives, and practices of social learning in the context of sustainability.

Participatory Video for Community Action CASE STUDY: Indigenous Voices in Uganda

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This participatory video was created to raise awareness among Ugandan policy makers and the world at large of the shocking plight of the Batwa people since their forced eviction from their ancestral hunting grounds in 1992. Part of this film was aired on Ugandan television and it was screened to local and national politicians, donors and NGOs.

DLP: Coalitions in the Politics of Development

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Author: DLP (Developmental Leadership Program)
Publication date: 2012

This DLP Research and Policy Workshop Report shares the findings, insights and guidance from the DLP Coalitions Workshop on Developmental Coalitions, organised in Sydney, 15-16 February 2012. In this workshop report, ample attention is given to the policy and practice of effective developmental coalitions, including a variety of case studies to exemplify donor experiences.

 

DLP: Background Paper 01: The case for leadership and the primacy of politics in building effective states, institutions and governance for sustainable growth and social development

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Authors: Leftwich, A. & Hogg, S. (for DLP - Developmental Leadership Program)
Publication date: 2007

This paper makes the case that effective leadership and the collective action of a relatively small number of leaders and elites, across the public and private sectors, are essential for building effective states, ensuring stability and promoting economic growth.

GIZ Guidebook for MSP facilitation

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Authors: GIZ, onbehalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Expert opinions by Jim Woodhill & Simone van der Vugt; Darian Stibbe (based on Ros Tennyson, with Nazneen Huq & Joanna Pyres); Vanessa Sayers; Douglas Kativu.

Publication Date: 2011

This GIZ guidebook has been designed and written for facilitators of MSPs. It offers the reader the following benefits: