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Title:Local Development Innovation in Nigeria and Brazil: A Comparative Discussion of Innovational Transfers and Intergovernmental Relations
Author:Olowu, Dele
Year:1982
Periodical:Public Administration and Development
Volume:2
Issue:4
Period:October-December
Pages:345-357
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:central-local government relations
local government reform
Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment
Development and Technology
Economics and Trade
Politics and Government
External link:https://doi.org/10.1002/pad.4230020406
Abstract:In planning the reform of local government in Nigeria in 1976, and deciding to give a status to local government in the Nigerian Constitution those involved drew on the experience of Brazil. This article explains bow Brazilian arrangements influenced decisions in Nigeria and then compares the experience with the arrangements under the 1946 municipalist constitution in Brazil with what is happening in Nigeria following the 1976 reforms. The author points to similarities in the two countries. Ref., tab.
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