Stories from the province, or how Omelnyk village earnerd money

How a village can find money to build new roads and kindergartens? How can it increase its budget? How can the country make rural territories not only a comfortable living place but also attractive for investors? Where to start?

It seems like the rural communties, which were the first to unite in the franework of self-governance reform, know the answers to these questions. Read in our new article about their successful experience of decentralization.

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Challenges for local budgets (infographics)

Everyone talks about decentralization in Ukraine today, but only few really know what it is. In fact, the most important aspect of decentralization is redistribution of resources between the central and local authorities. This infographics explains how the central and local governments interact with each other today and exposes core challenges.

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