• Service: Advisory
  • Type: KPMG information
  • Date: 4/12/2013

Living Earth Case Study: Challenges of Long Term Projects in Fluid Political Contexts 

A reflection on the context of political instability in which the Good Governance in the Niger Delta project operated.

The Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) 309 project was launched in February 2009, two years after newly elected governors in the three participating states were sworn in. The six focus Local Governments (LGs) were chosen based on the perception that the LG Chairmen were relatively high performing and likely to be cooperative over the life of the project. This has proven to be the case in only one of the six LGs - namely Gokana in Rivers State...