Decentralisation and service delivery : lessons from sub-Saharan Africa

Abstract: This article concludes that, although decentralization has not yet had a significant positive impact on the quality of public services in sub-Saharan Africa, this is due primarily to the wider policy environment rather than to decentralization per se.

Author(s): Conyers, Diana

Source(s): IDS bulletin; 38(2007)1, p. 18-32 IDS bulletin 38(2007)1

Published: 2007 World Bank, (English

ISBN/ISSN: /0265-5012

Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1759-5436.2007.tb00334.x/pdf

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