Briefly the aim of the Local Government Training Institute is to improve the performance of the Local Government Authorities (LGAs) and other interested parties through the application of appropriate training, research, consultancy and advisory intervention services. Ultimately, the role of the Institute is to facilitate the processes of decentralization by devolution, good governance, quality service delivery, poverty reduction and promotion of social and economic well being of the people country wide.
The Local Government Training Institute (LGTI) was established by Act of Parliament No.26 of 1994 as a body corporate. The Institute was established to serve as a practical-oriented professional centre for demand-driven training, research, advisory and consultancy services in the fields of Local Government Finance, Administration and Management. As such, the Institute falls under the subject sector of Business and Management. The said subject sector includes Accountancy; Financial Management, Materials Management, Human Resource Management, Project Planning, Law and related fields.
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