Local government citizen participation and rural development: reflections on Uganda’s decentralization system

@article{Kakumba2010LocalGC,
  title={Local government citizen participation and rural development: reflections on Uganda’s decentralization system},
  author={Umar Kakumba},
  journal={International Review of Administrative Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={76},
  pages={171 - 186}
}
  • Umar Kakumba
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Political Science
  • International Review of Administrative Sciences
The governance and development discourse continues to embrace citizen participation as a fundamental mechanism of building local capacity towards poverty reduction and rural development. This article presents a review of the decentralization system of local governance in Uganda and evaluates its participatory mechanisms to establish how far they have enhanced the process of rural development. The review acknowledges achievements in human development, arising from citizen participation and… 

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