Territorial Administration and Governance


The main mission of Territorial Administration and Governance is Promoting the well-being of the population through good governance.

Strategic Objectives of Territorial Administration and Governance Directorate

Good Governance and Decentralization

-To spearhead the mobilisation of the citizens  aspiring for their safety and well-being and contributing to national development;

-To reinforce mechanisms for inclusive citizen's participation in local decision-making and governance processes;

-To Strengthen the  Public, Private sector and Civil Society partnerships for effective delivery of good governance and decentralization;

-To assess good governance benchmarks across sectors especially decentralisation , service delivery, identify gaps and propose remedies;

-To provide politico-administrative entities with authorities democratically elected to enhance good governance and accountable leadership;

-To Increase efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery in Local Government;

-Strengthen democratic organizational culture and framework to ensure transparency and accountability

-Promotion of the media and media professionalism

-Territorial administration

-To enhance territorial administrative entities with effective functioning and working relationships based on Policies, Laws, Instructions, Decrees and strategic planning;

-To build well administered decentralised entities with enough capacity to provide excellent services;

-Strengthen local government capacities to improve and sustain socio-economic development, manage and coordinate sector strategies

Local finance

-To ensure that Local Governments are adequately and sustainably financed

-To improve public financial management practices in Local Governments

-Ensure PFM technical support in LGs

-Inspect PFM matters in LGs

Attributions entrusted to the staff of general directorate on territorial administration and governance

Territorial Administration and Governance Staff Contacts

To Read More Click on the following Documents:

Decentralization Implementation Plan (DIP) 2011 – 2015

Districts imihigo evaluation report 2011 – 2012 ,August 2012

Districts imihigo evaluation report 2010-2011, July 23rd2011

National decentralization policy, May 2001

National decentralization policy, June 2012