Strengthening the Capacity of Village Government, and Its Influence on Village Fund Management

Harianto ., Mudji Rahardjo, Nunik Hariyani, Zulin Nurcahyanti


Problems in the management of village funds are related to the low capability and capacity of village officials, as a result the village fund program is still far from the expected target, namely the welfare of the community. The management of village funds must comply with the principles of transparency, accountability and participation. Then the planning process becomes a crucial stage in the management of village finances because the village budget is set for the next year and the composition and size of the budget directly reflects the direction and objectives of the utilization of village funds. Strengthening the institutional capacity of village government is the key word for achieving good village fund management, because village funds must be able to be spent according to needs and must be accountable to the public. Strengthening the capacity of village government regarding the ability of village officials as individuals who have the function and task of managing village funds. Therefore, the ability in the field of budgeting and accountability in the use of village funds must be carried out in a transparent and accountable manner. Transparency and accountability of village fund management must be developed so that the community can know the use of village funds in financing village development programs, and at the same time become social control to avoid corruption. With transparency and accountability, it can foster public trust in the implementation of village governance.

Keywords: Capacity, Village Government, Management, Village Fund.

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/11-18-03

Publication date:September 30th 2021

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