The political economy of decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa : a new implementation model in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, and Senegal / Bernard Dafflon and Thierry Madies.

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Main Author: Dafflon, Bernard
Other Authors: Madiès, Thierry
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2013.
Series:World Bank e-Library.
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Summary:For the past two decades, experiments in decentralization and federalization havebeen developing in Africa, Asia, and the formerly communist states of EasternEurope. Many of the powers previously in the hands of the central governmentor its deconcentrated structures have been transferred to lower government layers. Additionally, local governments are gradually emerging as development actors. Whatever the reasons for decentralization, the transfer of new functions to localgovernments can be substantive, at least in intent. The Political Economy of Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa offers a ne.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxvii, 310 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.