Rural local government finance in Kenya

The case of Murang'a County Council

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Abstract

The Murang'a County Council is recognized in Kenya as one of the country's most effective rural local authorities. Compared to other county councils, Murang'a raises substantial revenues and provides a wide variety of services. This case study presents some background on the local economy of Murang'a District, details available information about the county council's excellent fiscal performance, and highlights some of the major factors behind the effectiveness of Murang'a in resource mobilization and service delivery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-96
Number of pages10
JournalPublic Administration and Development
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992

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Rural local government finance in Kenya : The case of Murang'a County Council. / Smoke, Paul.

In: Public Administration and Development, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1992, p. 87-96.

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