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How can national governments, NGOs and donors work together to strengthen local government capacity?

TitleCapacity support to local government
Publication TypeBriefing Note
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsBoulenouar, J
Pagination8 p. : 2 boxes, 1 fig., 1 tab.
Date Published03/2015
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
Publication Languageeng

Many developing countries have devolved responsibility for water services to local government. But local governments need support to take on this responsibility. While this is understood in theory, in practice the support provided has been inadequate.

Unless national governments are willing to invest in training and on-going support for local governments, the sector will remain stuck in a cycle of low capacity and service delivery failure.


Includes 8 ref. Reprint of Triple-S briefing note published in 2013.

Reprint Edition03/2015
Citation Key21473




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