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NGO Politics in Sri Lanka – Local Government and Development

 Author: Indi Ruwangi Akurugoda  Publisher: © Springer Nature  ISBN: 978-3-319-58586-4  Pages: 189  Language: English

This chapter introduces the background and objectives of the book. The book seeks to identify how to address the needs of the people who have been disadvantaged, underprivileged and neglected in a context of strongly centralised government power structures, and to assess the contribution NGOs make to improving local development and providing support for local government in building its capacity to act effectively and contribute.