Thursday, October 28, 2010

BIDPA advocates Citizens' Budget

The Mmegi Newspaper indicates that Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) has advised Government to start producing and publishing a Citizens' Budget so that Batswana may be better informed about how public funds in the national coffers are raised and spent.

Unlike other countries in the region, among them South Africa, Namibia and Malawi, Botswana does not produce a Citizens' Budget, which is a non-technical presentation of the national budget published for the public to better understand government plans and make it accountable for its policies. Click here to read the full newspaper article.

1 comment:

  1. Quite an interesting article, I support the idea.

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