Abstract: Earlier false starts of decentralization are reviewed. It is argued that the balance of costs and benefits to both central and national governments in favour of the current decentralization efforts are presently positive.
Author(s): Stren, Richard
Source(s): Habitat debate; 8(2002)1, p. 1+3, ill. Habitat debate 8(2002)1
Published: 2002 United nations human settlements programme (UN-Habitat), Nairobi (English