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GDRC Programme on Urban Governance

Understanding
Urban Governance


What is the basic context within which urban governance finds its relevance? How can it be defined?
With more and more people preferring cities as their choice of settlement, the challenge lies not in stemming this time of migration, but in managing and governing our cities better, to improve quality of life and living standards.

 Attributes of  Governance 
Governability
Accountability
Transparancy
Participation
Compliance
Capacity
M and E
Interdependence
Legitimacy
Conflict Resolution
Negotiation
Rule-making
Equity
Efficiency
Tenure/Ownership

 
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