ABSTRACT This study was about "Administrative Decentralization and Service Delivery in Uganda: The Case of Zombo District. The study established the quality of services delivered in Paidha sub-country, the competence of District Administrators in Paidha, government commitment toward effective and efficient service delivery in Paidha sub-country and The financial viability and capacity of Paidha sub county. Services were found to be poor, political interference was high, government commitment was appreciated, but effective monitoring and supervision was largely lacking. The financial viability of Zombo district was fragile but promising. All these findings were obtained using an accepted methodology and detailed prior knowledge of past successful experiences realized through the literature reviewed about Administrative decentralization and service delivery. This research is crowned up with clearly analyzed observations, recommendations and a conclusion is made in the interest of improving Administrative decentralization and service delivery in Zombo District.