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Local government & decentralisation in Ghana

Kwamena Ahwoi

Local government & decentralisation in Ghana

by Kwamena Ahwoi

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Published by Unimax Macmillan in Accra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-282).

Other titlesLocal government and decentralization in Ghana
StatementKwamena Ahwoi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS7655.3.A3 A58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24424908M
ISBN 109789988044930
LC Control Number2010305407

Local government democratisation and decentralisation: a review of the Southern district development district level economic effective elections electoral established executive framework FRELIMO functions Ghana Government Act government system grassroots human resources implementation independence institutions Central-local government. The Evolution and History of Local Government and Decentralisation in Ghana The Pre-Independence Era Governance and for that matter, local governance did not start with the coming of Europeans to Ghana. Indeed, communities and societies had their own peculiar ways of governing them-selves. Basically, the head of government in the communities wasFile Size: KB.

Financial responsibility is a core component of decentralization. If local governments and private organizations are to carry out decentralized functions effectively, they must have an adequate level of revenues –either raised locally or transferred from the central government– as well as the authority to make decisions about expenditures. From the late s, into and through the '50s, there developed a complex interaction between federal government, state and local government, real-estate interests, commercial interests and court decisions, which had the effect of undermining the mass transit system across the country.

The Ghana Education Service is therefore one of the lead Agencies to set pace on decentralisation in Ghana. The challenge, however, is how to ensure effective functioning of these laudable. Decentralisation entails the transfer of power, responsibilities and finance from central government to sub-national levels of government at provincial and/or local levels. Its current popularity, especially in the developing world, is unparalleled, with 80 per cent of all developing and .


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