Democratic Governance

  • Bridging the Gap

    This regional synthesis paper draws on the country assessments to identify gaps in policy and practice, and compiles key recommendations for further work on natural resources management.

  • Indigenous Women and Decision-Making

    This training manual focuses on the decision making roles and responsibilities that are an integral part of an indigenous woman’s daily or regular life experience, and has been designed to be contextualized in the community in which it is being applied.

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Human Rights-Based Approach to Development

    The publication reflects a human rights-based approach to development, seeking to examine the development policies of agencies and organizations from a human rights-based perspective.

  • Natural Resource Management Country Studies: Regional Synthesis Paper

    This regional synthesis paper covers the natural resource management country studies conducted in Thailand, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Cambodia in 2005 and 2006.

  • Natural Resource Management Country Studies: Bangladesh

    These country studies are part of a series of analytical studies on natural resource management that identifies the opportunities and challenges in narrowing the gap between policies and actual practice.

Our Work on Democratic Governance

We work to ensure people’s participation in decision-making processes and establishing accountable and responsive governing institutions; and help governments strengthen core institutions at all levels.