Open Budget Survey 2017

Jan 31, 2018

January 2018 | by International Budget Partnership

The International Budget Partnership’s Open Budget Survey (OBS) is the world’s only independent, comparative assessment of the three pillars of public budget

Kenya: 10 Key Questions About Your County Audit Report

Apr 04, 2019

April 2019 | Mokeira Nyagaka and John Kinuthia, International Budget Partnership Kenya Click to Download »

In Kenya, county Audit Reports give an independent evaluation on whether counties were prudent

Kenya County Audit Reports

Open Budget Survey 2010

Oct 25, 2010

October 2010 | By International Budget Partnership

The Open Budget Survey 2010 included 94 countries. Independent civil society researchers or research organizations collected the data, which was peer-reviewed and further

2010 Open Budget Survey Report

Open Budget Survey 2019 Executive Summary

Apr 30, 2020

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The executive summary of the 2019 Open Budget Survey offers a quick snapshot on the state of budget transparency, oversight and participation around the world.

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Hakikazi Catalyst Uses PIMA Cards in Tanzania

Feb 19, 2008

This case study looks at how Hakikazi Catalyst in Tanzania implemented a variation of the “citizen report card” to assess the impact of government spending. Hakikazi developed PIMA cards (pima

Left in the Dark: Parastatal Loans in South Africa

Mar 26, 2012

Parastatal loans, transfers of public funds to government-owned enterprises, represent 12 percent of South Africa’s annual GDP. Despite South Africa’s high level of budget transparency, there are few ways to

Open Budget Survey 2012

Jan 23, 2012

January 2012 | By International Budget Partnership

The Open Budget Survey 2012 included 100 countries. Independent civil society researchers or research organizations collected the data, which was peer-reviewed and further

Open Budget Survey 2019 – Global Report

Apr 30, 2020

Completed just before the pandemic hit, the latest survey provides a telling snapshot of government practices in 117 countries related to budget disclosure, opportunities for public engagement, and checks and