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Strengthen local tax revenue to finance urban development in Africa

Guidance and systemization of experiences

This publication illuminates, through eight case studies of various African cities, the prominence of local taxation in the structure of local budgets and the importance of upgrading the latter for wider access to other sources of additional funding as loans. From locally tested solutions and bottlenecks frequently raised by local elected representatives and their technical teams, training workshops will be provided current 2015 for local authorities and their partners.

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Country Profiles on territorial organization and central-local relations

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The UCLG Country Profiles provide an overview of sub-national governments, territorial organization, local responsibilities, central-local relations, and local financing in 82 countries.

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Posted by Fabienne Perucca

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Reforming urban laws in Africa: a practical guide

Available in Français

The guide aims to create and strengthen law-making processes that build and secure the legal rights of all people living in all urban areas to be governed fairly, live safely,earn a living and partici...

Developed by African Centre for Cities (ACC), Cities...

Posted by Fabienne Perucca

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