This handbook is a follow up on previous training done for selected elected and appointed officials at the district level. Considering that lower local governments have other more specific and special needs, this manual intends to address such needs and enable harmonized approach to revenue enhancement initiatives for the entire District. Recent external Audit Reports point to persistent revenue shortfalls and absence of consistent application of revenue enhancement best practices.
The Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (SDS) program intends to cascade skills that will enable Lower Local governments (LLGs) to increase on revenue volumes on a more sustainable basis so as to support better service delivery and better downward accountability.
The key objective for this manual and the training is to enable selected participants at the Lower Local Government level acquire required skills in revenue enhancement and to acquaint themselves with the best practices in revenue enhancement