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TitleAfrican Financial Governance Outlook: Effective Public Financial Management for Sustainable Development
SubjectPublic Financial Management
Date of Publication2018
Number of Pages79 pages
Geographical CoverageAfrica
KeywordsFinancial Governance, Political Economy of Financial Governance, Budget governance, Revenue governance, Public procurement, Capacity Development for Public Financial Management
AbstractThis African Financial Governance Outlook (AFGO), “Effective Public Financial Management for Sustainable Development,” is a new flagship report to enrich understanding of public financial management and its contribution to good governance, with the ultimate aim of reducing poverty and delivering sustainable and inclusive economic growth. It complements quantitative indicators with qualitative analysis to show trends over time and to explain the drivers of change in financial governance across AFGO pilot countries.Covered in this outlook are 10 African countries that have participated in the African Peer Review Mechanism—Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda. The countries were drawn from the different regions and represent different political and administrative traditions (Anglophone, Francophone, and Lusophone) to ensure a wide range of countries. They were analyzed using a financial governance matrix that combined five financial governance arenas of Budget Governance, Revenue Governance, Internal Controls, Public Procurement, and External Audit as well as five political governance variables of Inclusiveness, Openness, Rule Compliance, Oversight, and Capability. The quantitative results in chapter 3 show a wide variety of performances for different countries in different arenas and indicators.
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