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In the database you can find factsheets of all VNG International projects running since the last four years.

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“Benchmarking” as a learning tool in Africities

Mayor Nomveliso Nyukwana (Emalahleni, South Africa), Mayor Vincent Acakpo (Dogbo, Benin) and Environmental Officer Augustina Adjei-Boateng (Kumasi, Ghana), shared their experiences with the benchmarking approach within the context of VNG International’s LGCP programme. Participants were especially positive about the horizontal character of this learning tool, i.e. participants in a benchmark compare their performance with the…

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“For us, participatory governance is the basic principle of local governance”

The aim of the final conference was to share and discuss the institutionalisation and sustainability of the project outputs, addressing issues that touch the daily life of citizens; such as the quality of life in neighbourhoods and road safety, but also nuisances, violence and crimes. After the presentation of the main outcomes of the security…

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“He says I’m fat”: contributing to local conflict prevention and resolution in Guatemala

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“It is as salt wrapped into my eyes, but that is the work of a consultant”

Blog “It is as salt wrapped into my eyes, but that is the work of a consultant” by Irene Oostveen

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“It is as salt wrapped into my eyes, but that is the work of a consultant”

Two days before leaving for Uganda, my colleague borrowed me a book of almost 400 pages with a title starting with murder. She left me a small note that it is a good book to read. What? I don’t do murder and since I have an almost two-year old I don’t do almost 400 pages…

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