Show simple item record Musekiwa, N. 2021-01-26T09:25:59Z 2021-01-26T09:25:59Z 2020
dc.description Journal article published in The 5th Annual International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives 07 - 09 October 2020, Virtual Conference en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper provides an overview of the political and administrative journey taken towards implementing decentralisation in local government context in Zimbabwe since independence in 1980 to 2019. This paper identifies the key landmarks along the way, in terms of legislation, policies, programmes, institutions and actors. The paper reflects on specific Zimbabwean experiences with this complex process, of progress made, and of the lessons that emerge, the challenges, successes, and failures. The guiding question is how decentralisation has evolved and been adopted in Zimbabwe in the post-colonial era? Decentralisation in Zimbabwe as influenced by the global trends evolved from being state centric to individual centric and encompassing stakeholders from the state to individual levels. Legislation on decentralisation in Zimbabwe has been advanced though the practice has been deficient en_US
dc.format.extent 10 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternative (IPADA) en_US
dc.relation.requires PDF en_US
dc.subject Decentralisation en_US
dc.subject Local government en_US
dc.subject Rural District Councils en_US
dc.subject Urban Councils en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Local government--Zimbabwe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Public administration en_US
dc.title The evolution and forms of decentralisation in Zimbabwe : experiences from post-independence era, 1980 to 2019 en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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