Abstract: There is disagreement about whether decentralization should be pursued in fragile or post-conflict environments. Many argue that strengthening sub-national governance is vital for delivering basic services, whereas others are skeptical as to whether decentralisation can produce pro-poor outcomes.
Author(s): Mcloughlin, Claire; Brinkerhoff, Derick
Source(s): , Helpdesk research report; [HD560] 16 p Helpdesk research report [HD560]
Published: 2008 University of Birmingham]. Governance and social development resource centre (GSDRC), [Birmingham (English