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Decentralisation and poverty reduction

Karijn de Jong

Decentralisation and poverty reduction

exploring the linkages

by Karijn de Jong

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Published by Institute of Development Studies, European Centre for Development Policy Management in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.,
  • Mozambique.,
  • Ethiopia.,
  • Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Poverty -- Africa.,
    • Decentralization in government -- Africa.,
    • Decentralization in government -- Mozambique.,
    • Decentralization in government -- Ethiopia.,
    • Decentralization in government -- Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKarijn de Jong, Christiane Loquai, Iina Soiri.
      SeriesPolicy papers,, 1/1999, Policy papers (Helsingin yliopisto. Kehitysmaainstituutti) ;, 1/1999.
      ContributionsLoquai, Christiane., Soiri, Iina., Helsingin yliopisto. Kehitysmaainstituutti., European Centre for Development Policy Management.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 P6254 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6884612M
      ISBN 109514588266
      LC Control Number00458927

      Downloadable! This paper contributes to providing insights into the impact of decentralisation on poverty. It starts out with an overview of which role decentralisation plays in strategies and policies for poverty eradication and derives economic and political impact channels. It concentrates on the economic channel, the reasoning of which is rooted in fiscal federalism by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

        Does decentralization enhance service delivery and poverty reduction? Drawing on cutting edge research, expert contributors address this fundamental question facing policy-makers in developing as well as advanced countries. This timely book builds upon insights on the recent developments in the intergovernmental literature first outlined in Cited by: the concept of fiscal decentralization and its effects on poverty reduction using cases of different countries. In essence, this review will inform the various stakeholders and policymakers about the kind of relationship that exists between fiscal decentralization and poverty reduction as well as theAuthor: Williams Agyemang-Duah, Evans Kafui Gbedoho, Prince Peprah, Francis Arthur, Augustus Kweku Sobeng, J.

      Decentralisation in Uganda: Exploring the Constraints for Poverty Reduction Abstract It is often claimed that decentralisation is effective for the reduction of poverty due to in-herent opportunities for higher popular participation and increased efficiency in public service Size: KB. Get this from a library! Democracy, decentralisation, and poverty reduction in Malawi. [Blessings Chinsinga].


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This book, therefore, approaching decentralization as multidimensional process, presents an in-depth analysis of its linkages with poverty reduction in Ethiopian context. The five chapters in the book deal with establishing the context of issues of the linkages; Theoretical and conceptual underpinnings; the features of decentralization and poverty reduction policies in Ethiopia; major results and : Edegilign Hailu.

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The benefits of decentralized service delivery can depend on the point of capture by the elite groups and on the level and nature of population inequality. Decentralization is seen by donors, 5. governments and academics as one of the most important and appropriate strategies that.

will reduce the levels of deprivation and vulnerability of the poor. An attempt to increase the access and influence of local citizens vis-à-vis government may be driven by the belief that institutions of the State will thus become more responsive to the needs of the poor.

Poverty reduction and decentralisation might also Decentralisation and poverty reduction book linked through a resource Size: 79KB. commonly accepted that decentralisation can be an effective tool for implementing poverty reduction policies because people at the local level have the information and incentives to design and implement policies that respond to local needs and preferences (Litvack et al.

The publication on Decentralization - Poverty Reduction, Empowerment & Participation, is the product of a working partnership between the Division for Public Administration and Development.

Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction Decentralisation has become a key issue in development policy in the past two decades. Whereas the advantages and risks of transferring power and resources to local tiers of government have been debated for quite some time, it is only very recently that the linkages between decentralization and poverty reduction have been by: DECENTRALISATION AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN AFRICA: THE POLITICS OF LOCAL–CENTRAL RELATIONS RICHARD C.

CROOK* Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK SUMMARY Decentralisation advocates argue that decentralised governments are more responsive to the needs of the poor than central gov-Cited by: Poverty Reduction by Decentralisation: A Case for Rural Panchyats in Tamil Nadu.

UNDP Primer: Fiscal Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction I. Introduction In an increasing number of countries, UNDP is requested to assist in the development of the policy framework for fiscal decentralisation through advice and piloting of mechanisms for the financing of services and infrastructure at the local level.

Focusing on two claims in particular, this book questions whether decentralisation does offer a significant pathway out of poverty and conflict in Africa. Issues of poverty reduction are addressed in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania, while those of conflict management are explored in Mauritius, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda and Rwanda.

Thus, a democratically controlled local governance system is a precondition for poverty reduction. An efficient local government can play a useful role as a catalyst and coordinator of bottom-up development initiatives.

A process of decentralisation that best serves poverty reduction is one that combines the strategies of political empowerment. Democratic decentralisation is often perceived as a necessary precondition for poverty reduction in developing countries. But little convincing evidence has been found of such a direct connection.

As Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers become central planning documents in an increasing number of countries, several of which are decentralized or decentralizing, the integration of local and national planning and budgeting hasFile Size: KB. Decentralisation and poverty reduction: Elaborating the linkages.

In exploring the relationship between decentralisation and poverty reduction, this book will take a multidimensional approach to poverty and examine various and interrelated aspects of poverty and poverty reduction.

In particular it will fo-cus on whether the anticipated positive linka ges have been realised or not, as well. This, in turn, may pave the way for more effective poverty reduction strategies. In development practice however, the ways in which decentralisation can make a positive contribution to poverty reduction have not been widely explored.

This paper reports on a study of the linkages between decentralisation and poverty reduction. Downloadable. An attempt has been made in this paper to study the linkage between decentralisation and poverty reduction with special reference to panchayati raj institutions in Tamil Nadu.

The policy implication of the study emphasises that the process of decentralisation should be designed and implemented so as to achieve required reduction in poverty.

Decentralization has been widely implemented throughout the developing world. Its proponents, notably international donor agencies, claim that democratic local government is more responsive to local citizens' needs, inclusive of those of the majority poor, thus resulting in poverty reduction.

Yet evidence remains far from conclusive and this paper challenges such by:   Decentralization and poverty reduction Regina Birner and Joachim von Braun 1. Introduction* This chapter has a fairly specific agenda: it focuses on the relations between decentralization and poverty reduction.

While the chapter does not avoid Cited by: 2. 2 Decentralisation: Concepts and Theories 4 Terms and concepts 4 The case for decentralisation 5 Decentralisation and poverty reduction 6 What makes local institutions accountable?

10 Summing up 15 3 Decentralisation in India 16 The 73rd Amendment 17 Is the 73rd Amendment decentralisation? 18 Agrarian change? Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction: A Conceptual Framework for the Economic Impact.

GIGA Working Paper No 3 This paper contributes to providing insights into the impact of decentralisation on poverty. It starts out with an overview of which role decentralisation plays in strategies and policies for poverty eradication and derives Cited by: Decentralisation is linked to poverty reduction in many ways.

While decentralization has become a development strategy of many developing countries, its linkage to poverty reduction in particular has been the subject of recent time. In India, where social and rural sector are still backward and further affected by the ongoing.