Research Brief on
Public Finance and Revenue Mobilization of Union Parishads
by Sultan Hafeez Rahman, Md. Shanawez Hossain, Mohammed Misbah Uddin
Research brief Revenue Mobilization 27 07 2016 Page 1 Small
  The study aims to analyse system and processes to increase revenue from local sources by assessing their capacity as well as challenges.

Key Messages

  • LGIs' capacity needs to be strengthened
  • Revenue varies highly across UPs and potential of raising revenue should be assessed accordingly
  • Development based on own resources should be encouraged at the local levels
  • Untapped resources at the local level should be recognized and collected properly
  • Innovative policy measures and increasing capacity of LGIs are essential to manage local level resources