Financial Autonomy of Decentralized Local Authorities and Local Development

By |2023-02-10T09:21:17+00:00February 10th, 2023|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , |

In Cameroon, local authorities have little financial autonomy because they have limited leeway to collect tax revenue. This right is exclusively reserved to the State.

Cameroon: The State’s Transfer of Powers to the Regions

By |2023-01-10T12:32:26+00:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: Governance & Democracy Initiative, Publications|Tags: |

The transferred competences can be exercised by the State: if the Government intends to intervene punctually within the framework of the harmonious development of the territory or in order to resolve an emergency situation

Decentralization in Cameroon: Between Ethno-Regional Logics and National Interests

By |2022-10-13T12:41:50+00:00October 13th, 2022|Categories: Governance & Democracy Initiative, Publications|Tags: |

Local councilors have every interest in mobilizing and working actively for the development and adoption of a local civil service statute as provided for in Article 22 (3) of the CGCTD.

The Public Independent Conciliator in the Process of Decentralization in Cameroon

By |2022-09-09T09:56:13+00:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Governance & Democracy Initiative, Publications|Tags: , |

Following the major national dialogue that took place from 30th september to 4th october 2019, accelerating the process of decentralization in Cameroon was one of such proposals.

Testing the Financial Decentralization of Local Governments Against the Principle of a Unified Treasury In Cameroon

By |2021-12-14T12:36:56+00:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Governance & Democracy Initiative, Publications|Tags: , , |

Given the current challenges of decentralization in Cameroon, the question arises as to whether the unity of the treasury is compatible with the financial decentralization of decentralized local authorities.

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