International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Social Science | Afghanistan | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020 | Rating: 6.3 / 10


Best Practices of Local Governance in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Noor Ali Sargand


Abstract: Afghanistan is a country where it has been war since last forty years. So, all infrastructure, administration and economic has been destroyed. The system of the government is centralized where the whole system of the administration is controlled by the center. It has thirty-four (34) provinces which one of the famous and historical one is Kandahar. In this research an attempt has been made to understand local governance, the meaning of best practices, recognition of local projects and the effectiveness of these projects in Kandahar province such as- National Solidarity Program, Local Government and Community Development Program, Governance and Development Support Program in Kandahar and Irrigation canals in Panjwai and Zaray districts by (KFZ-IRD) (Kandahar food zone- international relief and development). Moreover, the challenges such as security, corruption, red tape and nepotism are also identified. Further on that discussion on the people participation on local level which could be cause of transparency, effectiveness and efficiency has been also done.


Keywords: local governance, structures, province, district, province village councils and functions


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,


Pages: 605 - 613


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