Building Governance Capacity: the Case of Potable Water in First Nations Communities

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Authors: Evlyn Fortier & John Graham

This paper explores the meaning of governance capacity building, and presents a model for capacity development that outlines the various approaches, goals and considerations for strategies to develop capacity. Following an application of this model to a case study on potable water in First Nations communities, the report puts forward a number of conclusions and “lessons learned”.

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Institute on Governance

Institute on Governance

Founded in 1990, the Institute on Governance (IOG) is an independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with its head office in Ottawa and an office in Toronto. Our mission is ‘advancing better governance in the public interest,’ which we accomplish by exploring, developing and promoting the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad.

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