Local Governance and Decentralization Reforms in Southeast Asia

Event: External Support for Decentralization Reforms and Local Governance Systems in the Asia-Pacific

Local Governance and Decentralization Reforms in Southeast Asia

25 August 2015
Author / Speaker: 
Juan Luis Gomez Reino, ADB - Other materials by the author

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Most countries in Asia and the Pacific have decentralized the delivery of basic services to some extent. Political dynamics, however, remain an important driver based on Southeast Asia’s reform experiences in local government. The local government reforms introduced in the Philippines and Cambodia are featured as examples in this presentation.

Geographical Focus: 
Subregional- Southeast Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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