The National Decentralisation Policy is based on the Government of Rwanda’s commitment to empower its people to determine their own future. The policy also has its foundations in the fundamental laws of the country as well as in the political and administrative reforms the government has already implemented.

The full text of the National Decentralisation Policy can be downloaded in pdf format by clicking on the link below. It consists of the following chapters:

Background (Click here to read the background) Meaning, models, foundation and principles of Decentralisation Objectives of the Decentralisation policy Political and administrative divisions of the Republic of Rwanda The functions of the Central Government and Akarere Legal units of local governments and administrative structures The financing of the decentralised government.

5 Year - DIP :2004 - 2008