Selected Experiences of the Use of the Village Assembly in the Governance at the Grassroots Levels in Ludewa District Council in Tanzania

Anosisye Mwandulusya Kesale


This study attempted to find out whether the local government reform crusade i.e. campaign began by the government of Tanzania since 1990s has actually resulted into promotion of accountability, participation and transparency in village governance in Tanzania. The study specifically concentrated on looking the extent village assembly influences village governance (accountability, transparence and participation) in the two selected village of Ludewa Mjini and Ludewa Vijijini village. The experience has revealed that to some extent village assembly influence accountability, participation and transparency in village governance. However, the study has found that village leader’s accountability and transparency are largely influenced by civic education level, active participation and accessed of information of village assembly members.

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Journal of Public Administration and Governance  ISSN 2161-7104

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