Abstract: This article outlines some typical prominent goals of decentralization and reviews its fiscal, institutional and political dimensions. A number of common outstanding challenges for improving decentralization and local government reform efforts in Africa are considered.
Author(s): Smoke, Paul
Source(s): Public administration and development; 23(2003)1, p. 7-16 Public administration and development 23(2003)1
Published: 2003 Lit, (English