The Budget Strengthening Initiative draws on expertise from across ODI and beyond to support fragile and conflict-affected states to build more effective, accountable and transparent budgets.
This event will explore the findings and policy implications of the latest ODI research on how aid can be best packaged to support governance and institutional development. The research draws on case studies in Sierra Leone, Tanzania...
It's politics, we’re not stupid: in defence of a division of labour between technocrats and politicians
The event brought together politicians and government officials from several countries with senior researchers and policy makers to examine the progress of public financial management reforms and the challenges that remain.
Examining the evidence of pro-poor budgeting: new research agendas on public expenditure policy in developing countries
This round-table brought brought together researchers and policy advisors to examine the evidence on pro-poor budgeting in developing countries.
This event series delivered by the Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure (CAPE) explored pertinent issues in public finance in developing countries and fragile states. By convening a range of...
This event will consider whether a new aid deal is needed for fragile states and what this deal might look like, bringing together a range of views from civil society, the research community and fragile states themselves.
Accelerating the transition out of fragility: The role of finance and public financial management reform
Accelerating the transition out of fragility - the role of finance and public financial management reform
This is the sixth in a series of annual conferences on development finance and public financial management reform organised by the Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure at ODI. The conference will focus on the practical and policy aspects of how to use...
This Briefing Paper considers lessons learned from Southern Sudan for planning and budgeting systems in post-conflict settings.