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TitleEnhancing public budgeting transparency in Botswana: Why and how
AuthorKaboyakgosi, Gape
Date of Publication2012
PublisherBotswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA)
Number of Pages12 pages
Geographical CoverageBotswana
KeywordsPublic Budgeting, Transparency, Public Sector Reforms
AbstractThis policy brief discusses the need to make Botswana’sbudget process more transparent. Transparent or open budgets both facilitate and support timely, relevant public access to budget information, enhancing citizen participation in the budgetary process. Transparent budgets also strengthen the role and independence of oversight institutions such as Parliament and Supreme Audit Institution (SAI)-or the Office of the Auditor General. The objective of this brief is to advocate for the opening up of Botswana’s budgetary process, hence the paper concludes by making recommendations on how to enhance budget transparency in Botswana.
Copyright HolderBotswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA)
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