Fiscal decentralisation and rural development

the case of education
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Land and Agriculture Policy Centre , [Johannesburg, South Africa
Education, Rural -- South Africa -- Fin


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Statementby Pundy Pillay.
SeriesPolicy paper / Land and Agriculture Policy Centre ;, 16, Policy paper (Land and Agriculture Policy Centre (South Africa)) ;, 16.
LC ClassificationsLC5148.S6 P55 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination42 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL536198M
ISBN 101875034110
LC Control Number96114139

He suggests a conceptual modelbased on a soufflé theory of decentralizationthat incorporates the essential elements of political, fiscal, and institutional decentralization as they relate to rural development outcomes.

Like a soufflé that requires just the right combination of milk, eggs, and heat to rise, a successful program of decentralization must include just the right combination of political, fiscal, and institutional elements to improve rural.

This book draws on experiences in developing countries to bridge the gap between the conventional textbook treatment of fiscal decentralization and the actual practice of subnational government finance. The extensive literature about the theory and practice is surveyed and longstanding problems and new questions are addressed.

It focuses on the. introduced in through the Minister’s Di rective on Decentralisation and Development in order to bolster rural de velopment projects amongst the loca l communities.

Fiscal Decentralization to Rural Governments I. INTRODUCTION 1. The Government of India after several decades of deliberation introduced two Constitutional Amendments - the 73‘d (rural decentralization) and 74’h Amendments (urban decentralization) - to give effect to its objectives of decentralization.

Is decentralisation good for development. This book offers insights and lessons that help us understand when the answer is 'Yes', and when it is No'.

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It shows us how decentralisation can be designed to drive development forward, and focuses attention on how institutional incentives can be created for governments to improve public sector performance and strengthen economies in ways that.

Summary of decentralization and rural development documents produced by SDA, 1. FAO experience in decentralized rural development. This document presents an analysis of the risk of decentralization and FAO assets in creating favorable decentralization conditions. FISCAL DECENTRALIZATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WALLACE E.

OATES* The point of departure for my contribution to this symposium is the striking contrast in the extent of fiscal centralization of the industrialized and the developing countries: government in the developing nations ap. In addition, when we relate the concept of decentralisation to rural development (and more specifically to the role of agriculture in this process), the changing nature of agriculture itself and the increasing diversification of rural activities both contribute to the complexity of local issues and also the need to find new institutional.

The report identifies 10 guidelines for making decentralisation work and allowing it to be conducive to regional development.

Beyond the guidelines, the report proposes concrete tools for policy-makers, including detailed sets of recommendations, checklists, pitfalls to avoid and examples of good practices, both in unitary and federal countries. Fiscal decentralization: other countries 20 A taxonomy of fiscal decentralization 23 China: distribution of budgetary revenues, and 50 Tax revenue performance, –95 58 Tax collection and expenditure of central and local governments, –95 60 Fiscal and economic concentration in rich and poor provinces linkages between poverty reduction and fiscal decentralisation, to briefly describe major comparative experiences, and to clarify UNDP’s approaches and entry points.

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It should be read in conjunction with the UNDP Practice Notes on Decentralization, Local Governance and Urban/Rural Development. decentralization often requires improved planning, budgeting and management techniques and practices; the adoption of new tools; and the development of improved human resources to operate the decentralized programmes.” 4 “ Decentralization is a complex phenomenon involving many geographic entities, societal actors and social sectors.

Decentralization and Rural Development in Indonesia Sutiyo, Keshav Lall Maharjan (auth.) This book integrates the fundamental theories of decentralization and rural development, providing a comprehensive explanation of how they can be successfully implemented to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in Indonesia.

Table 5 presents our results on the effects of fiscal decentralization and fiscal incentives on the development of non-state enterprises. The dependent variable in Panel A of Table 5 is the growth of rural enterprise employment, a narrower measure of non-state sector development; the dependent variable in Panel B is the growth of non-state.

Former President Mahama launches ‘Decentralisation Reforms’ Book. Fiscal Decentralisation, Implementing the NDPF1/NDAP1: The Role of Development Partners and the Sector-Wide Approach. This is a collection of 20 essays, dedicated to Dr George Mathew, by eminent scholars and academics on decentralised governance and its importance in a globalising world.

Based on emperical studies 5/5(1).

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countries decentralization has resulted in greater participation in development activities, more effective and efficient administration of local and rural development programs, and expanded administrative capacity outside of the national capital. But in nearly all countries where governments have attempted to decentralize, they have faced.

The empirical analysis, which is conducted on a sample of 30 OECD countries for the periodsuggests that a balanced fiscal structure, where local spending is mainly financed by local taxation, reduces regional disparities, by providing an incentive to better use local resources and implement policies that favour economic development.

This paper examines the rationale for a specific pro-poor rural development and reviews attempts made to encourage development in rural areas. It also examines the potential role of decentralization in designing improved rural development programs. It further examines some of the recent efforts to implement programs of decentralized rural.

India - Fiscal decentralization to rural governments (English) Abstract. The objective of this study is to review panchayat finances, identify issues and make recommendations to improve the fiscal decentralization system.

Using Karnataka and Kerala as case studies, this report describes the context for rural decentralization. Measuring Fiscal Decentralisation, Concepts and Policies. Click to READ.

Measuring Fiscal Decentralisation. Concepts and Policies. /en. This book deals with two issues. The first concerns the various measurement of fiscal decentralization in general and their usefulness for policy analysis.

The second and more specific issue concerns the taxonomy of intergovernmental. assistance, be it in education, health, rural development, or economic restructuring, will take place within this reality. The Bank assistance strategy needs to consider the opportunities created by PRIs to bring about more effective rural development.

Decentralization is the transfer of political, administrative and fiscal responsibilities. By Amadu Kamil Sanah, GNA Accra, Dec. 10, GNA – Former President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama has lauded the rich experiences and contributions of Prof.

Kwamena Ahwoi and Dr. Callistus Mahama in promoting and sustaining Ghana’s decentralisation system. He recounted how his administration benefited from the fountain of wisdom of the duo that led him [ ]. Fiscal decentralisation 5 Figures Figure 1: Distribution of conditional transfers 13 Contents Acknowledgements 3 1.

An overview of fiscal decentralisation 7 Introducing fiscal decentralisation 7 Decentralisation in context 7 Functional assignment 9 Financing local governments 10 The functions of central government in a decentralised system Additionally, it was unearthed that the applicability of decentralization is assured as it builds the fiscal, political, economic and decision-making capacities of local sub government.

Finally and by no means the least, local government was identified as engines of development because of it nature and proximity to those they represent.

** Book Decentralisation Local Governance And Development ** Uploaded By John Grisham, communities need a holistic approach to address problems that affect the people at the grass root planning from the direct beneficiaries involves decentralization to allow the lower power centers to widely take part in the development of society.

THE REVIEW OF THE SECOND NATIONAL DECENTRALISATION PROGRAMME (NDP II) A Joint Review of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MoLGRD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Prepared by Milton Kutengule, PhD- Team Leader Reckford Kampanje Asiyati Lorraine Chiweza (Mrs), PhD, and Dickson Chunga.

“Fiscal Decentralization and Infant Mortality: Empirical Evidence from Rural India.” Journal of Developing Areas 41 (1): 17– Google Scholar; Aslam, G., and S. Yilmaz. “Impact of Decentralization Reforms in Pakistan on Service Delivery—An Empirical Study.” Public Administration and Development – Crossref Google.

Decentralisation of Development Responsibilities – The Challenges 82 rural as well as urban areas. Rapid human development and strong local democracy go hand in hand. fiscal devolution and argues that systems of due diligence must be put in place such that.

The book addresses issues of local and regional development in Ethiopia. The issues include decentralization, service delivery, rural urban linkages and regional inequality. The current momentum for decentralization of government in Africa and elsewhere in the developing world is driven in many instances by the needs and desires of donor organizations.

Linkages between local economic development, decentralisation and local governance _____ 9 5. Fiscal decentralisation involves a level of resource reallocation to local government which would allow it to function properly and fund allocated service delivery responsibility, with arrangements.

Abstract. Rural local governments in India provide essential services to over 70 percent of the national population. Yet, little is known about the efficacy of the financing system that supports these local governments, nor is there a fiscal information system that will allow a tracking of rural local government expenditures and revenues.

Presenting experiences from India, China, Brazil, South Africa and Poland, this book examines the need to boost infrastructure investment in cities as well as the need for prudent fiscal management across all levels of government. This is discussed within the context of the decentralization of service delivery responsibilities.