Country Zimbabwe
Other countries -
Region Africa
Duration Start 1 January, 2015 till 30 June, 2017
Policy field(s) Civil society
Partners Municipal Development Partnership Zimbabwe (MDP)
Funding Delegation of the European Union to Zimbabwe
Project code 11337
The wider objective of the project was to enhance the participation of Local Authorities (LAs) and Association of Local Authorities (ALA) in Zimbabwe's public policies and programs as a way of contributing to a more equitable, open and democratic society.

The specific objectives were threefold:
1. To assist CLGF to develop and support the realignment and reform of legislation and regulations in line with the devolution provisions
2. To enhance the skills and knowledge of local authority staff and local authority associations in the definition and implementation of public policies at local level as well as in representation
3. To engage citizens in local governance

The results of the project were:
- Increased capacity of LA in the definition and implementation of public policies at local level
- Strengthened institutional capacities and internal structure of National ALAs as a representative actor
- Increased participation of the citizens in the policy making processes
- Improved multi-stakeholder dialogues between LA, ALA and other stakeholders