Decentralisation and poverty reduction : a review of the linkages in Tanzania and the international literature

Abstract: The Local Government Reform Programme in Tanzania is analysed. It is shown that the service-delivery role of local government was strengthened. Enhanced grass-roots democracy and participation of the poor have led to improved local finances for poverty-reducing measures.

Author(s): Braathen, Einar

Source(s): , Norad report : discussion; 22b 56 p., ill., tabs Norad report : discussion 22b

Published: 2008 Norwegian agency for development cooperation (Norad), Oslo (English

ISBN/ISSN: 978-82-7548-347-6/1502-2528


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