VNG International


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‘Committed to strengthening democratic local government worldwide’

VNG International is the international cooperation agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities and supports decentralisation processes and facilitates decentralised cooperation. They provide capacity building services to strengthen local governments, their associations, training institutes and decentralisation task forces both in developing countries and countries in transition. VNG international builds on existing experience, with high quality services such as benchmarks, tools for tax collection and handbooks.

CMRA is a daughter company of VNG International and was set up through close cooperation with the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) with the aim of supporting and strengthening municipalities and Local Government Associations in Southern Africa.