Decentralization in Madagascar [electronic resource].

Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2004.
World Bank country study.
A World Bank country study
Government document
1 online resource (114 p.)
Decentralization in government -- Madagascar.
Bureaucracy -- Madagascar.
Electronic books.
TABLE OF CONTENTS; Abstract; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Executive Summary; 1. Introduction; 2. Today's Decentralization Agenda-Challenges and Institutional Determinants; The Legal Framework; Deconcentration and Decentralization; Control System; Regional Planning Bodies; Towards a More Service-oriented Administration; 3. Fiscal Framework; The Fiscal Gap; Expenditures; Revenues; Transfers; Improving Madagascar's Fiscal Framework; 4. Communes; Institutional Arrangements at the Commune Level; Measuring Commune Finance: Sample and Methodology
Commune Needs and Overall Flows of FundsCommune Revenues; Commune Expenditures; Improving Service Delivery at the Commune Level; Annexes; Annex A: Matrix of Policy Recommendations; Annex B: Distribution of Ministerial Functions; Annex C: Revenue Assignment in the 2000 and 2001 Budget; Annex D: Deconcentration of Expenditures; Annex E: The Local Financing Gap Methodology; Annex F: The Representativeness of the 232 Commune Sample; Annex G: Local Government Organigram; Annex H: Local Government Revenue Assignments; Glossary of French and Malagasy Terminology; Bibliography; TABLES
2.1 Administrative Parallelism2.2 Personnel and Budget Functions in the Social Sectors; 2.3 The Control Framework; 3.1 Possible Expenditure Assignments by Level of Government; 3.2 Composition of Central Government Expenditures; 3.3 Possible Revenue Assignments by Level of Government; 3.4 Revenue Assignments in Madagascar; 3.5 Combining Objectives and Design; 3.6 Transfers to Administrative Levels (in million FMG) in 2001; 3.7 Transfers to Commune Budgets (2001); 4.1 Local Financing Gaps (US per capita and % of total needs); 4.2 Sources of Financing (US per capita)
4.3 Revenue Items and Collection Mechanism4.4 Revenue Composition of Urban and Rural Communes (estimated); 4.5 Own Revenue by Recovery Mechanism; 4.6 Breakdown of Expenditures in Urban Communes and Communes in the Greater Antananarivo Area; 4.7 Breakdown of Recurrent Expenditures; 4.8 Breakdown of Investments; 4.9 Functional Classification-Overview; CHARTS; 2.1 Madagascar 's Territorial Administration; 3.1 Madagascar's Revenues in the International Context-Government Revenues as a Share of GDP (excluding grants) 1998
3.2 Madagascar's Revenues in the International Context-Government Revenues as a Share of GDP (excluding grants) 20013.3 Shares of Recurrent Expenditures Executed Below the Center; 3.4 Social Sector Spending by Administrative Level; 3.5 Central Government Budgetary Revenue 1998-2000 (in % of GDP); 3.6 Delay of Unconditional Transfers to Rural Communes (sample of 15 communes); 4.1 Institutional Relationships at the Local Level; 4.2 Data Sources; 4.3 Gap per Sector (US per capita); 4.4 Breakdown of Total Local Revenues; 4.5 Breakdown of Total Local Taxes; 4.6 Breakdown of User Fees
4.7 Breakdown of Administrative Fees
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