This blog has been co-authored by Elise Dufief, Research and Monitoring Manager, Publish What You Fund and Claire Schouten, Senior Programme Officer, International Budget Partnership. At the core of the relationship between citizens and the state are decisions about how public resources are raised and spent. Budgets are the most important economic policy tool available to […]
‘Stellar’, ‘impressive’, ‘unprecedented’, ‘historical’ – these are some of the adjectives that have been used in the past few weeks to describe the reform agenda that the new Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, is pushing for. Since his rise to power in April 2018, following the unexpected resignation of Haile Mariam Dessalegn, Abiy Ahmed – […]
A case study of Jorge A. Matine – Coordinator of the Public Finance programme, Centre for Public Integrity (CIP) and his work on transparency in Mozambique
A case study of Paola Palacios, Transparencia Mexicana and her work to track the money pledged after the earthquake in Mexico
A case study of Winnie Kamau, and her work to strengthen evidence-based journalism in Kenya.
This blog includes input from Research Assistant Ines Schultes. Thanks to Luca De Fraia, Deputy Secretary General of ActionAid Italy for comments on an earlier draft. On 4th March, Italian voters will be going to the polls for their general elections. Following an increase in the budget, international development cooperation appears to be back on the […]