2003 Co-writer Publication Making Local Governance a Reality, a guide for District Facilitators managing Participatory Development Planning.

(2003) Co-writer publication ‘Making Local Governance a Reality, a guide for District Facilitators managing Participatory Development Planning’, a practical planning guideline for Rural Authorities in Tanzania. Within the context of the District Rural Development Programme (DRDP), a bi-lateral co-operation between the Government of Tanzania and the Netherlands Government, The Directorate of International Development Cooperation (DGIS).

The Booklet (ISBN 90-77347-08-9) is based on experiences with participatory development and local governance obtained by the DRDP in working in 11 rural districts in North-West Tanzania. Refer also to www.tanzania.go.tz. It offers guidance and support to development planners to better deal with the conmplex task of comprehensive and participatory planning for district and village development. It is a step by step guide on how to organise and facilitate participatory village planning. It complements the Obstacles and Opportunities for development approach (O&OD) by providing practical guidelines on how to consolidate village plans into a comprehensive district development plan and to match these plans with national and district priorities and policies.