The eight modes of local governance in west Africa

Abstract: Several meanings of the term governance are discussed before an own definition is given. A comparative analysis is made of different modes of local governance in Francophone West Africa, e.g. chiefly, associational, communal, state, project based, patronage based, religious and business.

Author(s): Olivier De Sardan, Jean-Pierre; Appleyard, Paul

Source(s): , APPP working paper; 4 52 p., ill., tabs APPP working paper 4

Published: 2009 Overseas development institute (ODI). Africa power and politics programme (APPP), London (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: http://www.research4development.info/PDF/Outputs/APPP/appp-working-paper-4-2009.pdf

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