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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Reports & Research
    June, 2012
    Kenya

    According to 2001 statistics, 924 million people, almost one third of the world’s population lived in slums. A majority of these people are in the developing countries and they account for 43% of the urban population. Slums are characterized by a dense proliferation of small, makeshift shelters built from diverse materials, degradation of the local ecosystem and by severe social problems.

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    A Case Study of Kajiado County

    Reports & Research
    May, 2012
    Kenya

    Fiscal instruments are tools that governments use to manage revenue and expenditure and therefore influence the growth (or stability) of the various sectors of the economy. Government revenue is derived primarily through taxation. In Kenya, land taxation has contributed less than 1% of government revenue for the past three years. The Sessional Paper No.

  3. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    Mozambique

    Municipalities in Mozambique were
    established by law in 1997 and elected in 1998 for the first
    time, only a few years after the peace agreement. Most
    inherited archaic and dysfunctional remnants of colonial and
    central government systems and infrastructure, and as such
    limited progress was achieved in transforming them into
    functioning local governments during the first mandate
    (1998-2002). During the second mandate (2003-2008), however,

  4. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    Mozambique

    The objective of this study on the
    Development of 13 Mozambican Municipalities in Central and
    Northern Mozambique is to assess the impact that the 2008
    reforms on own-source revenues is having on the municipal
    revenue potential. To do so, it calculates the revenue
    potential of four fiscal and three non-fiscal revenue
    sources. The analysis shows that there is substantial
    untapped revenue potential at the municipal level, with

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