While our Tourism Development and Promotion Project works on the big picture, the grant scheme is making it possible for local level governments
, NGOs and development agencies to get involved in tourism and contribute to development of a joint regional offer by implementing actions that will improve the quality of services and tourism infrastructure at the local level.'
The Nepali presidency and the legislature plus government and almost all local level governments
are communists and other branches of government have been effectively compromised in favor of the communists.
As a result, local level governments
in Nepal have been reduced to dysfunctional institutions, being at the mercy of those sitting in the Rastriya Sabha (National Assembly).
The first step is to establish the National Food Security Council representing federal, provincial and local level governments
. Secondly, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research in collaboration with the World Food Programme, is launching the Zero Hunger Program worth U.S.
"It was clear that members are independently engaged in extensive work in these contexts already, with prisons and educational institutions focal points for many: members agreed on the importance of local level governments
and frontline workers in shaping educational reform and preventing radicalisation in prisons and universities."
The first step is the establishment of the national food security council representing federal, provincial and local level governments
. Secondly, through a letter of intent, the ministry in collaboration with the world food programme, is launching the zero hunger programme worth US$1.6 billion to address the food security objective.
Effective leadership in Local Level Governments (LLGs) is important for development since they are closer to the people and can more easily deliver services to the people.
The existing provincial and local government system does devolve more political and administrative power to the local level governments, so it is timely to consider aspects of indigenous leadership and incorporate these into current governance systems at the village and LLG level.
One aspect of this, insufficiently covered in the vast literature that has emerged to chronicle democratization in Africa, is the creation and institutionalization of strong regional and local level governments
. Joshua Forrest demonstrates what a significant contribution to democratic consolidation regional institutions can make, and in so doing he helps fill a gap in the literature.