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The State of Decentralization in West Africa: Mixed Progess

Experience in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Since the 1990s, various African countries have adopted measures of decentralized governments as a means to expedite development, improve the democratic space and enhance socio-economic inclusion. Key indicators of the success of decentralization are the amount of local government spending (as a percent of total government … Continue reading The State of Decentralization in West Africa: Mixed Progess