CHALLENGES FACING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATION IN MALAWI’S LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Keywords: Development, Projects, Implementation, Local Government, Malawi
AbstractThis article examines the major challenges facing development project implementation in Malawi’s local government authorities. Despite the introduction of various projects since the multiparty dispensation in 1994, Malawi remains one of the least developed in the world. The article contends that much as effective project implementation is a function of many factors, weak leadership and inadequate capacity are the major complicating factors. Most local authorities are characterised by politicised bureaucracy, scarce skilled labour, inadequate finances and corrupt practices. Thus, pragmatic strategies which include institutionalisation of ethical leadership, anti-corruption mechanisms and the mobilisation of resources are essential for effective local development.
How to Cite
Hussein, M. (2022). CHALLENGES FACING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATION IN MALAWI’S LOCAL GOVERNMENTS. ZANGO: Zambian Journal of Contemporary Issues, 34(1), 38-51. Retrieved from https://journals.unza.zm/index.php/ZJOCI/article/view/782