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Decentralization and Reform in Africa

by Sylvain H. Boko

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Political economy,
  • Public Finance,
  • Fiscal Policy,
  • Contemporary Politics - Africa,
  • Urban & Regional,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Africa,
  • Benin,
  • Burkina Faso,
  • Ghana,
  • Mali,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Business & Economics-Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Business & Economics-Urban & Regional,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Science / State & Local Government,
  • Case studies,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Africa - General,
  • Africa, West,
  • Decentralization in government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8372383M
    ISBN 101402071183
    ISBN 109781402071188

    local governance, field administration, democratic reform, civil society and decentralization throughout West and Southern Africa, as well as in South East Asia. He is currently working on a book on policentric democratic reform. Decentralization, Democracy, and Development contributes to the empirical literature on decentralization and the debate on whether it is a viable and desirable state-building strategy for post-conflict book is a collection of eight papers written by nine authors who were intimately involved in the complex decentralization reform.

    • Decentralization reform refers to “transforming the local institutional infrastructure for natural resource management on which local forest management is based” (Ribot). • “Decentralization is "the means to allow for the participation of people and local governments” (Morell). Fiscal decentralization in South Africa Fiscal division of powers As demonstrated in Table South Africa, ’s fiscal system is based on a revenue-sharing model, with provinces totally dependent on transfers from the national government, while municipalities are only marginally Size: KB.

    Exclusively public sector reform: Decentralization is much more than public sector, civil service or administrative reform. It involves the roles and relationships of all of the societal actors, whether governmental, private sector or civil society. The design of decentralization programmes must . Public Sector Reform. Decentralization is an important part of the public sector and institutional reforms African countries are adopting to improve democracy, efficiency, and accountability. A recent paper surveys general government decentralization in Africa along three dimensions—political, administrative, and fiscal—and concludes that.


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Decentralization and Reform in Africa. Authors: Boko, Sylvain H many thoughts crossed my mind regarding the effects of the current economic and democratic reforms (including decentralization) under way in the country, on the average person in Ghana.

*immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the. Decentralization and Reform in Africa nd Edition by Sylvain H. Boko (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

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5/5(1). As we drove through the lush forests of the Eastern Region, many thoughts crossed my mind regarding the effects of the current economic and democratic reforms (including decentralization) under way in the country, on the average person in Ghana. Decentralization and reform in Africa.

[Sylvain Hounkponou Boko] Decentralization in Burkina Faso and Benin --Burkina Faso --Political Environment and Economic Context --Constitutional Reform and Decentralization in Burkina Faso --The Structure of Decentralization in Burkina Faso Book\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library:oclcnum\/a.

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only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site. Read "Decentralization and Reform in Africa" by Sylvain H. Boko available from Rakuten Kobo. I woke up at on a steamy December morning at my hotel at McCarthy Hill, Accra, to prepare to take the early morning Brand: Springer US.

It becomes easier to understand the popularity of decentralization in Africa when we return to the point of departure: that is, the highly centralized model of territorial government prevailing in Africa before the late 80s and early 90s.

More precisely, the system was based on several variants of hierarchical deconcentration, associated with anFile Size: KB. Get this from a library. Decentralization and Reform in Africa. [Sylvain H Boko] -- This book examines the impact of fiscal decentralization on subnational resource mobilization capacity, and on macroeconomic stability, in four African countries.

Field research conducted in Benin. Decentralization Reforms Kai Kaiser 6 T hree levels of analysis are outlined in this chapter that offer a potentially tractable means of mapping out Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) for decentralization given the institutional characteristics of decentralization, the probable mechanisms of impact, and the likely avail-File Size: KB.

Books shelved as decentralization: The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Ori Brafman, The Sovereign Individua. Free 2-day shipping.

Buy Decentralization and Reform in Africa (Hardcover) at However, the new book “Decentralization Reforms in Ghana: The Experiences of the Fifth and Sixth Governments of the Fourth Republic” was published by Winmat Publishers Limited inhas about pages, a foreword by His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, former President of Ghana.

in recent years. Africa is no exception to either the decentralisation trend or the reality of its complexity and diversity. Drawing selectively on the large academic and practitioner literature on decentralisation and the articles in this volume, this article briefly outlines a number of.

Decentralization programs will vary widely from country to country, but there are common threads and, above all, fundamental questions to be asked in all situations.

This book covers the following themes and topics: * A case study of school decentralization. The first chapter tells the storyFile Size: 2MB. South Africa, with instituted decentralization to both the provincial and local levels, is an exception to this rule.

However there is always the potential for party politics to play a role when the party in power nationally loses control of local governments, a situation of so called ‘vertically divided political authority’. Since the early s, decentralization has been espoused as a major policy goal of successive Zambian governments.

With the passing of the Local Government Act, a greater understanding is needed of how decentralization has progressed thus far in Zambia and how political economy dynamics have constrained the process. Many countries around the world have been attempting for several reasons and with varying degrees of intention and success, to create or strengthen sub-national governments in recent years.

Africa. KEY WORDS: Federalism, decentralization, democratic reform, institutions, constitutions, Africa Ex Africa semper aliquid novi (Always something new out of Africa) In his Naturalis Historia, Roman scholar Pliny the Elder ( AD) writes about the new animal and plant species that.

Let us unpack this last point a little more. Now starting with the s, decentralization reform started to change the political architecture of Sub-Saharan Africa.

And decentralization was often part of democratic reforms introduced through constitutional change. So indeed, decentralization owes. Decentralization, democracy, and development: recent experience from Sierra Leone (English) Abstract.

Inthe government of Sierra Leone opted for a rethink of its national governance arrangement by embarking on the resuscitation of democratically elected local government after 32 years experimenting with central government appointed district and Cited by: Chapter 1: What is decentralization?

PURPOSE. The objective of this introductory chapter is to explain the importance of agricultural services, the role that governments had assumed in their provision and the perceived need in the s for institutional reform including a reduced role for central government in service provision.He has done field work of local governance, field administration, democratic reform, civil society and decentralization throughout West and Southern Africa, as well as in South East Asia.

He is currently working on a book on policentric democratic reform strategies in Africa, with Dr Dele Olowu of the UNDP.