Can the sector-wide approach stengthen local development institutions? : the case of the water sector in rural Benin

Abstract: In Benin, effective procedures for managing the water sector improved public finance, accelerate public procurement, and improved work oversight. It shows that sectoral approaches can strengthen the deconcentrated, local government level if this is retained as an explicit objective.

Author(s): Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Adjinacou, Cyriaque; Langley, Philip; Leask, Lou

Source(s): , Bulletin / Royal tropical institute ix, 32 p., ill., tabs Bulletin / Royal tropical institute

Published: 2008 Royal tropical institute (KIT) [etc.], Amsterdam [etc.] (English



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