Benin - Local government



The country is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes, and these in turn are divided into districts. There are elected provincial, district, commune, town, and village councils. Benin must place greater emphasis on local government capacity, including more collaboration among the local governments and civil society to formulate, implement, and enforce policy decisions, and to help education and health providers involve communities and their residents in decision-making. In December 2002, the first municipal and communal elections since the end of one-party rule in 1990 were held.

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Babalola olakanmi
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Nov 28, 2011 @ 12:12 pm
iwant to have more knowlegde on local government devlopment in Benin as a whole

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