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dc.contributor.authorGolola, Moses L.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-14T09:45:36Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-14T09:45:36Z-
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291900532en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/52994-
dc.description.abstractFollowing close to two decades of political distress and economic decline, Uganda embarked, in the mid 1980s, on far-reaching reforms under Yoweri Museveni’s National Resistance Movement. Decentralization was emphasized, with the new leaders highlighting the importance of proximity to policymakers and the necessity of engaging communities in the formulation of policies, which affected them in their daily activities. However, while much has been achieved under decentralization, a number of constraints remain. Lack of financial and human resources at the local level being the most acute problem. It limits the ability of local leaders to implement policies and programmes, and reduces the independence of local governments, with their leaders continuing to be beholden to the central government. The chapter concludes that decentralization is a process and, therefore, steady progress in capacity and institutional building is more important than isolated breakthroughs. – decentralization ; local bureaucracies ; social services ; local autonomyen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUNU-WIDER Helsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWIDER Discussion Papers // World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) 2001/115en_US
dc.subject.jelH4en_US
dc.subject.jelP4en_US
dc.subject.jelR0en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.titleDecentralization, local bureaucracies and service delivery in Ugandaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn336656661en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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