Community Planning: Special features: Good governance toolkits
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The study contains useful background on the history and methodology of this website which is included as a case study.

It also contains valuable material on other toolkits available and lessons for toolkits in general.

Making Urban Governance Work: The Role of Toolkits in Supporting Good Governance in Selected Case Cities

Commissioned by:
National and Regional Planning Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Government of Japan

Prepared by:
UN-HABITAT, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

March 2006


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Last updated on: 03 October 2008