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Research outputs: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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2003 Hologram project: role of district municipalities

The relationship between district-level and local-level municipalities has changed significantly since the introduction of Regional Services...

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2003 Good governance indicators in local government

This report provides perceptions of the state of governance of municipalities, including its relation to Corporate Governance, Municipal Com...

2003 "Where the rubber hits the tar", assessing problems of capacity building for poverty alleviation and development: the case of a local municipality

This paper will highlight some of the numerous problems for municipalities, brought on by the re-organization of local development. This re...