ASIST Bulletin No. 14

Bi-annual newsletter containing articles and news on labour-based activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The theme of this issue is 'Mainstreaming employment-intensive investment strategies in infrastructure development'

In this issue:
Procurement - a tool to address key development and social issues
Decentralisation - an opportunity for pro-poor delivery of infrastructure services
Labour-based methods - are they socially sustainable
Decentralisation, good governance and local level capacity building - mainstreaming rural access planning in Indonesia
Decentralised rural infrastructure development in Cambodia - Asia Development Bank takes the lead
Preliminary results of cost-study in Cambodia
Institutional frameworks at policy level - The experience of Namibia
Building Local Capacity for Rural Infrastructure Works
Coping after donor pullout - The Zimbabwe experience