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Assessing the Scope for Partnerships Between Local Governments and Community-Based Organizations: Findings from Rural Morocco

WithSylvia I. Bergh

Over the last three or four decades, both decentralization and participatory approaches to rural development have become major cornerstones of the good governance agenda promoted by the major players in international development. However, neither policy makers nor academics seem to have given much thought to the local governance implications that result from the simultaneous implementation of these two policies in any given country. This article aims to address this gap in the literature with regard to rural Morocco.