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Economic Analysis of Decentralisation in Rural Ghana (Development Economics and Policy, Bd. 14)

by Felix Ankomah Asante

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics - General,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Decentralization in government,
  • Evaluation,
  • Ghana,
  • Public goods,
  • Rural conditions,
  • Rural development,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11397007M
    ISBN 100820460664
    ISBN 109780820460666

      The concept of decentralisation has shaped development thinking in contemporary times in both developed and developing countries. Indeed, the demand for decentralisation is strong throughout the world because of its link to community development and improving the quality of life of mass of the people in the rural : Mohammed Sulemana, Kingsford Gyasi Amakye. CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study The rural sector comprises nearly 80% of Ghana’s population of million, with rural economic activities providing employment and incomes for an estimated 60% of rural dwellers (World Bank, ). At the same time, nearly 30 percent of rural inhabitants live below the poverty line.

      On the Freedom House index, their score is very good (“free”, FHR ), where decentralisation has been driven mainly by the process of economic opening. They have a higher income than the worse performers, but also higher Gini indexes, with the exception of Ghana, which qualifies as a highly indebted poor country and is considerably poorer. The Role of Local Government in Local Economic Development Promotion at the District Level in Ghana A Study of the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly By Eric Oduro-Ofori A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of a Doctor rerum politicarum awarded by the Faculty of Spatial Planning, Technical University of Dortmund.

      Decentralisation and Natural Resource Management in Rural South Africa: Problems and Prospects "In this paper, the issue of decentralisation and natural resource management will be interrogated primarily through a focus on local government reform and land focus of this paper is on the institutional arrangements that have b. Regional Economic Development: A Review Andrea Ascani, Riccardo Crescenzi, Simona Iammarino Department of Geography and Environment London School of Economics and Political Science Email: @ Abstract This review offers an analysis of the main concepts explored in the regional and local economic development Size: KB.


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Economic Analysis of Decentralisation in Rural Ghana (Development Economics & Policy) by Felix Ankomah Asante and a great selection of related books, art. The historical background of decentralisation in Ghana dates back to the colonial era where native or traditional authorities, in not very defined units, helped the British Colonial Government to.

Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Rural District Planning in Ghana: A Case Study Prepared by a team led by Dr George Botchie Institute of Statistical, Social & Economic Research (ISSER) University of Ghana A Report to the UK Department for International Development (Research contract: R) ISSER University of Ghana, PO Legon, Ghana.

necessary, the data lacking after analysis of the first set. It should be noted that the data collection tools – document analysis grid, observation sheet, questionnaire and interview guides - were tested during pilot surveys to ensure that the interviewers understood the procedure for using theFile Size: 1MB.

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.

This volume questions whether this sort of decentralization offers a significant pathway out of poverty and conflict in Africa—addressing issues of poverty reduction in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi, and Tanzania and.

Ghana's economic strategy since has focused on macroeconomic stabilization and structural reform in a democratic environment. Within Ghana, a rich economic and political debate informs and influences government policies. Newspapers and magazines keep the public aware of current economic affairs.

This chapter deals with the relationship between fiscal decentralisation and economic growth. Using a novel empirical approach, the analysis suggests that decentralisation tends to be supportive of economic growth.

Decentralisation of tax revenues tends to have a stronger impact than spending decentralisation, especially when government is by: 6. Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations.

Analysis - Ghana's struggle with development is not so much about the lack of good road networks, quality health facilities, first class schools and rich human resource in Accra, Kumasi and a few. Gender and Governance in Rural Services. Insights from India, Ghana and Ethiopia. The World Bank / International Food Policy Research Institute (WB/IFPRI).

ISBN (Lead the Ghana Survey Implementation, analysis of Ghana survey data and contributed to write up). Asante, F.A. Rural development is concerned with the improvement and transformation of social, mental, economic, institutional and environmental conditions of the low income rural dwellers through the 3 The Role of Local Government in Rural Development Issues Jide IbietanCited by: 2.

Sometimes called a “silent” or “quiet” revolution, decentralisation is among the most important reforms of the past 50 years. The report argues that decentralisation outcomes – in terms of democracy, efficiency, accountability, regional and local development – depend greatly on the way it is designed and implemented.

two rural districts in Ghana, examining access to basic services and household income levels. Van Dijk takes a broader sweep in assessing the overall contribu-tion of decentralisation to local development, with more reliance on quantitative indicators such as financial flows and income distribution.

Such variations in. Kyei P.O., Decentralisation and Poverty Alleviation in Rural Ghana. Discussion Paper, Department of Geography, University of Durham.

Kyei P.O., Field Perspectives on Decentralisation and Poverty Alleviation in Rural Ghana. A Paper Presented at DSA Conference, University of : Peter Ohene Kyei.

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 grants and the limits of the current classifications.

Chapter 1. Economic development is the sustained increase in income of all members of society so as to be free from material want. One aspect of that challenge is to achieve development in an interdependent world, that is a world in which goods, services.

Data and research on public governance including budgeting, public expenditure, public-private partnerships (PPPs), public sector innovation, public employment and public finances., Intergovernmental fiscal frameworks, as considered by the OECD Network on Fiscal Relations Across Levels of Government, are a core driver of inclusive growth.

emphasized as key factors in the determination of future economic assistance for Africa. The Development Advisory Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is on record in support of "participatory development," which includes democratization, improved governance, and human rights.Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme Launched at Koforidua, Jackson Park.

May 7,noon. The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) Hajia Alima Mahama (MP), has said the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme is US$ million credit .chosen the departmental approach for rural decentralisation whereby rural communes will be based on existing departments and it is expected that elections will be held in April In all countries, governments accompanied decentralisation reforms with a parallel process of sector-based policy and legislative change, amending exist.