by Public Sector Management Research Unit, Aston University in Birmingham .
Written in English
|Statement||Sandra Nutley and Jane Skinner.|
|Series||Working paper / Aston University. Public Sector Management Research Unit -- no.9|
|Contributions||Skinner, Jane., University of Aston in Birmingham. Public Sector Management Research Unit.|
issues on local government and community development Local government is expected to provide more services, be innovative, and keep up with the increasingly sophisticated demands of an articulate populace who knows their rights (Bowman & Kearney, ). Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. THE ROLE AND CHALLENGES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: AN INSIGHT Abugu, S.O Human Resource Management (MOUAU) [email protected] Abstract This paper examined the Role and Challenges of Local Government in Community Development in Nigeria. Local government since its creation in Nigeria has been and is still File Size: 66KB. Contextualizing Local Government and Community-Driven Development Local Government No commonly accepted definition exists of what a local government unit is. While scholars have difficulty in defining a local government the matter is a simple one for most citizens. They know that there exists National, State and Local Government.
With the election of Jimmy Carter in the White House, the Privatization Era (Present) began with the purpose of reducing government, devolution of the federal government to the States and development of partnerships with the private sector. The phrase “do more with less” made the rounds in all forms of communication, policies and practice. The Local Government & Community Development (LG&CD) Department has been assigned the responsibility to implement Punjab Local Government Act (PLGA) to achieve the stated objectives of the Government. Moreover, the LG&CD Department has an over-seeing role to ensure that the local governments perform their functions within the provincial. Local government reform in Zimbabwe A policy dialogue trends and gazing into the future 1 Kudzai Chatiza 1. Introduction 1 2. History of local government and highlights of law reform 3 development of local government in Zimbabwe and situates the current debate for local. Local government can encourage greater citizen participation in local economic development. Understanding the flow of funds into and out of the local economy can help communities identify strategies to plug leakages and increase local control.
partnership does not really fimction. This may be because our local government does not know how to use its policy instruments in gathering the most important actors from the local level while using the local resources for promoting local economic and social by: 1. community initiatives, and less formal associations of community residents. The comprehensive community initiatives (CCIs) to which the authors re-fer in their chapters cover a range of efforts that include, but are not limited to, the classic CCIs that were started in the late s and early s primarily by national or community foundations. Community-driven development (CDD) programs operate on the principles of transparency, participation, accountability, and enhanced local capacity. Experience has shown that when given clear and transparent rules, access to information, and appropriate technical and financial support, poor communities can effectively organize to identify. Community work in the s – economic development, community practice and capacity building. By the early s the position of community development work had become a little battered and activity was reduced (Popple 30). The squeeze on public expenditure; moves to curtail the activities of local authorities (and even to abolish some.