|The genesis of The Online Sourcebook on Decentralization and Local Development has been possible through the efforts and commitment of several international organizations which we would like to recognize.
||The Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) has contributed both content and the financial resources for starting this site.|
|The Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has contributed a generous amount of information regarding their experiences with decentralized development.|
|The United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) has contributed information and valuable links to sites on decentralized governance.|
|Colleagues at Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) are also preparing contributions about their activities in decentralized development.||
||The World Bank (WB) has contributed information and is managing the pilot phase of the Online Sourcebook.|