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Bangladesh - Second Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. Some lessons learned included: annual UP audit for ensuring accountability of the UPs has proved to be successful strategy for ensuring the accountability of UPs. Annual Performance Assessments incentivized UPs to improve their performance in enhancing local own-resource mobilization through collecting tax and revenue, ensuring people’s participation and transparency and accountability in planning and budgeting. A web-based UP MIS has system has been developed. Direct fund transfer to the UPs has empowered UPs. It has been proved that the Ups can implement demand driven schemes using the funds. LGSP-2 followed formula-based criteria for distributing BBGs among 4553 UPs all over the country. LGSP-2 aimed and achieved in empowering women by earmarking 30 percent of the annual schemes for schemes selected by women. Under the project, UPs were informed of three-year indicative BBG allocation in advance to help UPs prepare their plans.

Details

  • Document Date

    2017/12/22

  • Document Type

    Implementation Completion and Results Report

  • Report Number

    ICR4245

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Bangladesh,

  • Region

    South Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/12/27

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Bangladesh - Second Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project

  • Keywords

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Bangladesh - Second Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/759051514405800405/Bangladesh-Second-Bangladesh-Local-Governance-Support-Project