Independent Budget Analysis

Africa Cases

Country Title Main Implementing Body Intervention & Objective Social Accountability Tool Sector Level Notes & Links
Ghana Independent budget analysis and public expenditure tracking project Centre for Budget Advocacy of Integrated Social Development Centre Training in independent budget analysis, participatory expenditure tracking, and media relations

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Participatory expenditure tracking

1) Public expenditure National and Local government 'Ghana - Independent budget analysis and public expenditure tracking project'
Kenya Budget literacy and public expenditure monitoring Social Development Network Training in independent budget analysis, participatory expenditure tracking, and social audit

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Participatory expenditure tracking

3) Social audit

1) Public expenditure

2) Poverty Reduction Strategy/MTEF

District 'Kenya - Budget literacy and public expenditure monitoring'
Kenya Gender budgeting Collaborative Center for Gender and Development Mainstreaming gender in the national budget, and analysing the gender impact of the budget 1) Independent budget analysis

1) Gender

2) Public expenditure management

National Click here to read project description
Kenya Budget information programme Institute of Economic Affairs Training in independent budget analysis and alternative budgets

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Alternative budgets

1) Multi-sectoral

2) Poverty Reduction Strategy/MTEF

National

'Kenya - Budget information programme'

Click here to read the case study by the Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya

Malawi Enhancing the capacity of civil society in PRSP/budget monitoring Malawi Economic Justice Network Training in independent budget analysis and service delivery satisfaction surveys

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Service delivery satisfaction survey

1) Economic governance

2) Poverty Reduction Strategy

National and District

'Malawi - Analysis of 2005-06 National Budget'

Click here to read the workshop report by Oxfam, GB

Namibia Independent national budget analysis Institute for Public Policy Research Independent budget analysis 1) Independent budget analysis 1) Public expenditure management National

'Namibia - Independent national budget analysis'

IPPR Analysis of 2005-06 National Budget

Nigeria Gender budgeting Centre for Democracy and Development Independent budget analysis from a gender perspective, and incorporating gender into budget formulation 1) Independent budget analysis

1) Gender

2) Public expenditure management

National Click here for description of project
South Africa Budgeting for child socio-economic rights Children's Budget Unit, Idasa Independent budget analysis with relevance to the socio-economic rights of children 1) Independent budget analysis

1) Public expenditure management

2) Gender

National 'South Africa - Children's budget'
South Africa People's Budget Congress of South African Trade unions (COSATU), South African Council of Churches (SACC) and South African National NGO Coalition (SANGOCO) Independent budget analysis and the production of alternative, socially-driven budgets 1) Independent budget analysis 1) Public expenditure management National 'South Africa - Peoples Budget'
South Africa A review of national and provincial education budgets, 2005 Idasa Independent budget analysis 1) Independent budget analysis

1) Public expenditure tracking

2) Gender

National and provincial Click here to read the case study by Idasa
South Africa Monthly budget expenditure monitor Idasa A monthly publication of independent budget analysis 1) Independent budget analysis 1) Public expenditure management National Click here to read one of the monthly publications by Idasa
Tanzania Gender budgeting initiative Tanzania Gender Networking Programme Independent budget analysis and gender budgeting

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Gender budgeting

1) Service delivery 2) Local government 3) Natural resources 4) Gender 5) Public expenditure management National

'Tanzania - Gender budgeting initiative'

Click here to read a description of the project

Uganda Gender budgeting Forum for Women in Democracy Implementing a gender budget project to achieve gender-balanced national and district budgets 1) Independent budget analysis

1) Gender

2) Public expenditure management

National Click here to read a project description
Zambia Monitoring of PRSP implementation (participatory poverty assessment, budget monitoring, expenditure tracking) Civil Society for Poverty Reduction Independent budget analysis and participatory expenditure tracking

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Participatory expenditure tracking

1) Multi-sectoral

2) PRSP

Lusaka and 5 provinces 'Zambia - Monitoring of PRSP implementation'
Zambia Independent budget analysis and public expenditure tracking Catholic Centre for Justice Development and Peace Training in independent budget analysis and participatory expenditure tracking

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Participatory expenditure tracking

1) Public expenditure management at national level

2) Service delivery

Lusaka and provincial teams 'Zambia - Independent budget analysis and public expenditure tracking'
Zimbabwe Engendering the national budget Zimbabwe Women's Resource Centre and Network Training in independent budget analysis and gender budgeting

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Gender budgeting

1) Multi-sectoral 3 districts 'Zimbabwe - Engendering the national budget'
Zimbabwe Institutional strengthening of parliament State University of New York Independent budget analysis 1) Independent budget analysis

1) Governance

2) Public expenditure management

National 'Zimbabwe - Institutional strengthening of parliament'
Zimbabwe Child friendly national budget initiative National Association of Non Governmental Organizations Independent budget analysis, participatory expenditure tracking, and children's budgeting

1) Independent budget analysis

2) Participatory expenditure tracking

3) Children's budgeting

1) Multi-sectoral National 'Zimbabwe - Child friendly national budget initiative'
Multi-Country Budget transparency, participation and accountability Africa Budget Project (at the Budget Information Service of IDASA) Independent budget analysis 1) Independent budget analysis 1) Public expenditure management Multi-country in Africa 'Multi-country initiative - Budget transparency, participation and accountability'