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85% of local gov’t budget expected from donors

CitiFM, March 23, Ghanadot - Parliament has, by consensus, approved a total of GhS321million as annual budget for the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, and as it turns out, some 85 percent of the amount is expected from donor sources.

Whether donors will release the funds, meanwhile, is contingent on the government of Ghana providing counterpart funding, which has been in arrears to the tune of US$40million, under the District Development Fund (DDF)... Worse still, the DDF is expected to end this year, and the parliamentary committee on Local Government and Rural Development is worried funding challenges may arise after 2017.


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