Municipal Infrastructure Financing: Innovative Practices from Developing Countries (Commonwealth Secretariat Local Government Reform Series)

Municipal Infrastructure Financing: Innovative Practices from Developing Countries (Commonwealth Secretariat Local Government Reform Series)

By: Munawwar Alam (editor)Paperback

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Municipal Infrastructure Financing provides an overview of the municipal finances and the extent of private sector involvement in the delivery of municipal services in selected Commonwealth developing countries. Four cities are examined in detail: Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Kampala in Uganda, Dhaka in Bangladesh, and Karachi in Pakistan. The book presents some innovative options for alternative sources of municipal infrastructure financing, including attracting private sector participation, based on the successful experience of other developing countries. It also identifies the key challenges in municipal financing, and any broad institutional and financial strengthening measures that are required to tap alternative sources of financing for growth-oriented municipal investments.

About Author

Munawwar Alam is Adviser on Sub-National Government and Administration, Governance and Institutional Development Division, at the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Contents

Foreword by Ransford Smith, Deputy Secretary-General, Commonwealth Secretariat Introduction by Nadir Ehsan, Senior Municipal Development Specialist, CDIA Abbreviations and acronyms Currency equivalents Editor's Acknowledgements 1. Overview and Outline by Munawwar Alam 2. State of Municipal Finance in Commonwealth Developing Countries 3. Tanzania - The Case of Dar es Salaam 4. Uganda - The Case of Kampala 5. Pakistan - The Case of Karachi 6. Bangladesh - The Case of Dhaka 7. Innovative Approaches to Municipal Infrastructure Financing 8. Conclusion References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781849290036
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 142
  • ID: 9781849290036
  • ISBN10: 1849290032

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