Fiscal Decentralization; Factors Influencing Cost Effectiveness Of Constituency Development Fund Case Study Of Kaloleni Constituency
The study aim to determine factors influencing cost effectiveness of Constituency Development Fund case study of Kaloleni constituency. In carry-out the research 61 questionnaires were distributed to Head of Departments in Kaloleni District, Civil Society Organisations, Constituency Development Fund Committee members and Project Management Committees. The study is a descriptive research which adopted cross-sectional study technique where different strata were used to carry-out data collection, ihe stratus being Head of Departments in Kaloleni District, Civil Society Organisations, Constituency Development Fund Committee members and Project Management Committees. Implementation of CDF projects was evaluated from the perspective of the variables persistent in the implementation process and how these factors influence cost effectiveness, variables such as Variation of materials prices, Compliance, Delay in government disbursement of CDF funds to the constituency, Technical incapacities of the Constituency Development Fund committees and the Project Management Committees, Monitoring and Evaluation of the CDF projects by the CDF committee and service providers (Line Ministries), Ministry of Roads and Public Works supervision, Value Added Tax (VAT) cumulatively impact on the level of cost effectiveness by 81%. Ministry of Roads and Public Works supervision, Variation of materials price, Value Added Tax (VAT) was observed to significantly impact on cost effectiveness of CDF by approximately 200% effect positively as well as negatively dependent on the scenario of the projects implementation.
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