n Local Government Bulletin - State of the municipalities
|Article Title||State of the municipalities|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Publication Date||Mar 2006|
Extracted from text ... LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 7 More money, more skills The two principle funding drivers are the Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) and the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). These financial drivers will accelerate infrastructure investment in underdeveloped urban and rural areas to improve service delivery of roads, water, housing and more. The EPWP, in particular, is important to create jobs through labour-intensive projects, with municipalities as key players. The President also highlighted the lack of qualified managers, professional and technical personnel as a major problem in municipalities. Project Consolidate is the government's response to enlarge local government capacity for service delivery. ..
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