Managing Urban Spatial Growth

Brief description

This evaluation offers IEG’s first systematic assessment of the World Bank’s support to the management of urban spatial growth.

Strengthening Fiscal Decentralization and Increasing Access to Urban Infrastructure and Services - Five Lessons from Tanzania


Working in development is often difficult, as even the best-planned projects can have different outcomes than expected.  In this IEG Project Lessons series, we take a close look back at the World Bank Group’s projects to assess what has worked, what didn’t, and why, to better inform future projects and investments.

This brief captures the lessons learned from evaluating the World Bank’s Tanzania Local Government Support Project (LGSP).  To read the full evaluation,