Exposure Visit to India: Exploring local governance system

BRAC Community Empowerment Programme (CEP) and The Hunger Project-Bangladesh (THP) have been implementing a project titling ‘BRAC-THP Partnership for Strengthening Local Governance Project’ with a goal to strengthen the Union Parishads in the target areas for transparent, accountable and inclusive governance in order to accelerate the achievement of the MDGs. The project provides a scope to explore the local governance system in Kerala and West Bengal. A team consisting of 19 members visited Kerala and West Benagl of India from 19-28 August 2015. The goal of this visit was to explore the tiers, functioning mechanism and best practices of Panchayet Raj system in Kerala and West Bengal. Click here to read the full reports on Exposure Visit to India: Exploring local governance system