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A Critical Review Of Two Years Of SPEFA

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development initiated the Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (SPEFA) process in 2013 as part of the Local Government Capacity Support Project (LGCSP). The SPEFA process provides...

Dwindling Citizen’s Satisfaction With MMA Service Delivery In Spite of Increased Investment In Social Infrastructure – Citizens perception of Local Government Public Financial Management and Urban Service Delivery

Dwindling Citizen’s Satisfaction With MMA Service Delivery In Spite of Increased Investment In Social Infrastructure – Citizens perception of Local Government Public Financial Management and Urban Service Delivery

In February 2015, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in accordance with LGCSP Covenants, commissioned a second survey of citizens’ perceptions of MMA performance on key PFM processes as well as their...

SPEFA Stakeholders Learn From Hyderabad, India

In October 2015, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development organized a study tour to Hyderabad, India, for key stakeholders of the SPEFA process to learn from the experiences of the Society for...

Citizen’s Perception Of Public Toilets

Citizen’s Perception Of Public Toilets

Unsafe environmental sanitation practices such as indiscriminate disposal of human waste can lead to serious public health problems including epidemic diseases like cholera, diarrhea and dysentery. The need for proper toilets at home and...

Promoting Greater Fiscal Discipline In Local Governance

Promoting Greater Fiscal Discipline In Local Governance

Component 1 of the LGCSP focuses on the establishment of a more predictable and transparent fiscal framework for local governance within the framework of the national decentralisation policy. Through the Fiscal Decentralisation Unit of...

Citizen’s Perception Of Road Services

Citizen’s Perception Of Road Services

Road infrastructure is key to socioeconomic development. A reliable and affordable road transport system will enable trade and employment opportunities in both urban and rural communities as it facilitates the movement of goods and...

Enhancing The Capacity of MMA To Provide Better Services To Citizens – Capacity support funds in action

Enhancing The Capacity of MMA To Provide Better Services To Citizens – Capacity support funds in action

The LGCSP provides capacity building to the staff of participating Metropolitan and Municipal Assemblies to address individual as well as institutional capacity gaps. This is done through the Capacity Support Fund (CSF). The CSF...