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ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science 03(35) 2016

ISPC Technological advances, Philadelphia, USA

* Scientific Article * Impact Factor 6.630

Aranas AGL


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Language: English

Citation: Aranas AGL (2016) DECENTRALIZATION OF GOVERNANCE: A SYNTHESIS OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE. ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science, 03 (35): 1-6. Soi: Doi:

Pages: 1-6

Published: 30.03.2016

Abstract: Decentralization whereby local governments are empowered to make all policy and program decisions on behalf of their resident-voters represents a complex system of political, administrative and fiscal autonomy and associated accountability mechanisms to ensure responsiveness and accountability to voters. The purpose of this study is to determine the social conditions, benefits and privileges and the extent of performance along the legislative agenda undertaken in the area of: revenue raising, environmental protection, minimum basic needs, disadvantaged sector, peace and order, agriculture and fisheries and Livelihood program by the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) members of the 14 barangay, in the municipality of Anahawan, province of Southern Leyte. This research utilized descriptive survey method. The findings reveal that the performance of the SK was very good as per assessed by the barangay elected officials and the identified representative of the locality.

Key words: Social-conditions, Performance, Sangguniang Kabataan, Legislative agenda.








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