Decentralized service delivery in Nairobi and Mombasa : policies, politics and inter-governmental relations

Abstract: Despite decentralization, poor service delivery continues to be problematic in the two largest cities of Kenya. A proliferation of actors with overlapping mandates, opaque development frameworks, and intra- and inter-party politics remain major obstacles to providing critical services.

Author(s): Mitullah, Winnie V.

Source(s): , Working paper / UNU-WIDER; 2012/92 20 p., ill., graphs, tabs Working paper / UNU-WIDER 2012/92

Published: 2012 United nations university. World institute for development economics research (UNU-WIDER), Helsinki (English

ISBN/ISSN: 978-92-9230-556-7/1798-7237

Link: http://www.wider.unu.edu/publications/working-papers/2012/en_GB/wp2012-092/_files/88622574047395941/default/wp2012-092.pdf

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