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Voice and Choice represents the culmination of several years of research, experimentation, and reform by governments, civil society organizations, and industry in implementing access to information, public participation, and access to justice in decisions that affect the environment.

Voice and Choice

Opening the Door To Environmental Democracy

Voice and Choice finds that governments have made significant progress in establishing the legal infrastructure of rights and opportunities for “access”. Constitutions and laws now guarantee freedom of information in more than 69 countries. Many governments have enacted administrative processes...

The Electricity Governance Toolkit

Benchmarking Best Practice And Promoting Accountability In The Electricity Sector

The Electricity Governance Initiative (EGI) Indicator Toolkit presents a framework to assess and promote good governance in the electricity sector.

Empowering People

A Governance Analysis of Electricity; India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand

Based on experiences in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand, this report makes the case for greater attention to how electricity sector decisions are made -- and the need for greater public involvement and scrutiny.

Agricultural Subsidies, Poverty, and the Environment

Supporting a Domestic Reform Agenda in Developing Countries

What policies are needed so that reforms in agricultural subsidies in developed countries can translate into real benefits for poor farmers and for the environment in developing countries?

Governing the Power Sector

An Assessment of Electricity Governance in Thailand

The Thai assessment was completed by the Health Systems Research Institute in partnership with Palang Thai, the Thailand Environment Institute, and King Prajadhipok's Institute. This report examines efforts to privatize the electricity sector....

Decentralization of Natural Resources Management

Lessons from Southeast Asia: Case Studies Under REPSI

Summarizes case studies on decentralization of natural resource management in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It analyzes the type and extent of decentralization and outcomes people and surrounding ecosystems.

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