This is a 2-page summary of ICTD Working Paper 7. Many local governments in Africa have inadequate resources to deliver the services for which they are responsible. This paper examines opportunities and constraints to improving local revenue mobilisation by urban councils in anglophone Africa, including political and administrative constraints and factors affecting citizens’ compliance. It makes a number of recommendations for future policy and research.
Fjeldstad, O.H.; Heggstad, K. ICTD Research in Brief, Issue 5: Local Government Revenue Mobilisation in Anglophone Africa. International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), (2013) 2 pp.