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The 2016 PEFA Framework: Let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water

May 6, 2016Company News

Authors: Andrew Lawson and Isabel Bucknall ODI’s recent paper raises important issues about the misuse of the PEFA Framework, which rightly deserve attention from governments, development agencies and consultants. Fiscus’ Andrew Lawson and Isabel Bucknall evaluate the strength of some of ODI's arguments, and call for a more fair assessment of the PEFA’s benefits for governments and donors...

Lessons From Kosovo: Primary Education Spending in a Post-Conflict Context – By Milena Lavigne

March 3, 2016Company News

During 2015 summer, Fiscus’ Evaluation Specialist, Milena Lavigne, worked on a UNICEF-funded public expenditure review ofprimary education in Kosovo (read her report here). The work constituted a very rich experience in a complex country that faces considerable challenges, particularly in the education sector. Public Expenditure Reviews are “diagnostics instruments used to evaluate the...

Fiscus Course Promotional Video

January 6, 2016Company News

Following the Fiscus learning events ‘Taking PEFA to New Heights” and “Making PFM Deliver” that were completed between 23-25th and 27-30th September. 24 participants, drawn from Ministries of Finance, Development Agencies and the Consultancy sector, attended the events, a promotional video was created for future...