Governance Events

International Training Programme on Democratic Decentralisation: Learning from Experiences of Kerala

25-30 September, 2017 |Kerala, India

 The Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) hosted a study visit for LOGIN members in September 2017, focusing on key aspects of decentralisation and Kerala’s experience with devolution.

A delegation of 28 LOGIN members from eight countries, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, attended the six-day training programme.

The programme focused on:

  • Decentralised planning 
  • Fiscal decentralisation 
  • Women and local economic development through Kudumbashree (women self-help groups) 
  • Local government associations 
  • Strategies for capacity building