Democratic Local Governance
Program - DLGP
The Democratic Local
Governance Program (DLGP) is a USAID funded project designed to
increase the efficiency and transparency of selected rural and urban
local government in the northwest and southwest areas of Bangladesh.
In addition, the program works to advance the legal and functional
independence of two local government associations, founded to represent
the interest of rural and urban local governments respectively.
The program is implemented by RTI International, a North Carolina,
US-based not-for-profit international organization. Democracywatch
as an implementing partner in Bangladesh of RTI International is
working execute DLGP.
Objectives of DLGP are,
and better defined roles and authorities of local governments,
capacity of local governments to deliver services,
capacity of local governments to identify appropriate funding
transparency and citizen participation in local decision-making.