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Book | Jan 2018
Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty ...
Decentralisation -- Africa, Central-local government relations -- Africa, Political participation, Mobilisation, Control, Autocracy, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa
Book Chapter | Jun 2015
Fiscal decentralisation – the devolution of revenue mobilisation and spending powers to lower levels of government – has become a main theme ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2014
This paper reviews the state of knowledge on local government revenue systems in Africa, with a particular focus on commonalties and differences between ...
Local government, Fiscal decentralisation, Taxation, Governance, State building, Africa
Report in External Series | Apr 2008
Many local government authorities in Tanzania have reformed their tax collection systems in recent years in order to increase their revenue. This brief ...
Local government, Revenue collection, Privatisation, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based knowledge ...
Governance, Post-conflict/post-war, Accountability, Peace building
U4 Brief | Jul 2009
Corruption plays a role in structuring wildlife governance systems in many African states. Donor efforts to support wildlife reforms in East and Southern ...
natural resource management, wildlife, tanzania, namibia
CMI Report | Jan 2005
The urbanisation of poverty is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, yielding contrasting images of affluent residential and ...
Local government, Urbanisation, Poverty, Public services, Namibia
Report in External Series | Jan 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. It discusses ...
Local government, decentralisation, taxes, business licences, user fees, Africa
U4 Issue | Jun 2010
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest that weak governance and corruption are key factors behind continued poverty in resource-rich ...
natural resource management, oil, corruption, Ghana, São Tomé and Principé
CMI Report | Jan 2000
Botswana has experienced one of the highest growth rates in the world over the past three decades. Growth can, however, be attributed to a long-lived ...
Journal Article | Jun 2020
This article examines the genealogy and behavior of the CIA militias in Afghanistan against the backdrop of persistent armed governance whereby a plurality ...
Afghanistan, armed governance, CIA, Afghan militias, peace talks, accountability
Edited Book | Nov 2019
Over the last decade, large deposits of natural gas have been discovered off the southern coast of Tanzania. This book analyzes the long-term process ...
Petroleum, Natural Resources, Natural Resource Management, Governance, Tanzania
Integration of Traditional Authorities in Local Governance in Mozambique and Angola - the Context of Decentralization and Democratisation
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
If one is to assess how local representation changes with the integration of traditional authorities into the local governance system, one must analyse ...
Local Government, Decentralization, Democratization, Africa: Angola, Mozambique
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1994
A renewed interest in local government and decentralisation in developing countries has emerged in recent years, and many students now turn to this subject. ...
Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform in Tanzania. ...
Local Government Reform, local governance, service delivery, Africa, Tanzania
Disparities in Citizens' Perceptions of Service Delivery by Local Government Authorities in Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
The Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP) in Tanzania aims to restructure local government authorities so that they can respond more effectively to ...
Local government, service delivery, Tanzania
Practitioners reflections: Making a difference in high corruption and weak governance country environments
U4 Practice Insight | Feb 2011
Donor agency officials working on development assistance programmes in highly corrupt and weak governance environments face the challenge of ...
corruption in aid
Rural taxation in Uganda: Implications for growth, income distribution, local government revenue and poverty reduction
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
The purpose of the research underlying this report is to contribute towards the process of policy change in Uganda with respect to local government taxation. ...
Taxation, Local government, Rural development, Africa: Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
Fiscal decentralisation - the devolution of taxing and spending powers to lower levels of government - has become an important theme of governance in ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2005
New Challenges Face Local Government Revenue Odd-Helge Fjeldstad Daily Times (Dar es Salaam, Tanzan
Taxation, local government, decentralisation, Africa: Tanzania