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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 workshops in Benin successfully implemented

The LGCP Programme in Benin has integrated the benchmarking tool into its activities. It is a learning tool allowing 21 municipalities in 3 departments (Alibori, Atacora and Couffo) to compare their performance and to learn from their neighbouring municipalities. In March and April 2013, the municipalities met to compare and exchange results from the questionnaire and to identify the best practices in neighbouring municipalities with which they wish to work. The participants appreciated the tool that promotes learning between peers in 21 municipalities in Benin

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Benchmarking: a new VNG International Product

VNG International develops benchmarks to improve performance of local government. In the benchmarks of VNG International achievements of municipalities and other organisations are compared to identify the practices of the ones that perform best. By implementing the practices of the best performers, organisations can improve their own performance. Hein Quist, project manager benchmarking at VNG…

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Benin, Local Government Capacity Programme (LGCP) 2012-2016

Objective: Local Economic Development on the basis of agriculture and food security Target group: 21 local governments in 3 districts, local government association ANCB and 3 regional associations Intended result: Local governments will be able to promote agricultural entrepreneurship Activities: Benchmark project, workshops, training and on-the-job coaching The government of the West African country of…

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Region Africa

Country Benin

Area of Expertise Municipal Service

Benin, Project for the support of land management at the local level

The main objective of the project is the implementation of the institutional framework and the provisions of the Code Foncier et Domanial (Private and State-owned Land Code) for the purpose of integrated land management at the local level. The specific objectives of this project are about supporting the municipalities in experimenting the envisioned legal framework…

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Region Africa

Country Benin

Area of Expertise Decentralisation

Beninese association of municipalities visits Dutch counterpart

Several VNG employees contributed to the study visit, with presentations on the lobby and advocacy of the VNG, the service delivery to members and on the « Omgevingswet », a new law which should cluster all existing legislation regarding spatial planning. With an eye on the ongoing implementation of a new land code (2013), spatial planning is…

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