Accountability, understood as an obligation to share information about the implementation of a project by a public institution, is at the forefront for many African countries. In a post-war country, like mine, Sierra Leone, it becomes even more crucial as it minimizes the likelihood for outbreak of or relapse into war.
Switching from line-item budgeting to program-based budgeting (PBB) – a major step toward establishing a performance framework in budgeting – proves to be a lengthy process that requires to follow a clear sequenced action for reforms. Many African countries are already using Medium Term Expenditure Framework and moving toward a results-based budgeting program.
Added by African CoP on February 24, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
Dr. C. William Allen has been the Director General of Liberia’s Civil Service Agency (CSA) since March 2006. He responds to the AfCoP’s questions on the challenges of buildingcapacity and fostering new management methods in his post-conflict country’s public administration.…
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