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Measuring Devolution in Kenya; What We Need to Know, First!

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:27+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Blog, Governance, IILA & Counties|

By Patrick Mariru Introduction It is clear from most writers, that decentralization has been adopted in many jurisdictions as a preferred governance structure and system. There are clear arguments on the fact that centralized governance is increasingly being avoided and there is a marked preference for decentralization. According to Crook and Manor (1998, 1), decentralization [...]

WHAT ABOUT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION? WHERE ARE WE?

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:27+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Blog, IILA & Counties|

By Patrick Mariru Introduction Citizens dynamics in governance is practically a new area in Kenya today. In the past, citizens dynamics and engagement in governance matters was largely unstructured and not expressly provided for in the constitution and legal regimes. It is important to underscore that direct engagement of the citizens in all matters that concern [...]

Understanding the devolution architecture

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:29+00:00 July 14th, 2015|IILA & Counties|

Introduction Devolved systems and governance in the context of many countries including Kenya essentially means devolution. Devolution is a form of decentralization. However, devolution is a more substantial and solid transfer of both political and economic powers from the national to lower levels of governance. According to ICJ (2013, 5) devolution is the process of [...]

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