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To whom is a private sector consultant accountable, the donor paying their bill or the country to which they are providing technical assistance? Private sector consultants are widely used in managing and implementing Public Finance Management reform, yet questions of accountability, and consultants' role in influencing the reform agenda is under examined. 
The European Union’s Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, recently presented an ‘Agenda for Change’; designed to increase the impact of EU development policy and introduce a new approach on EU budget support.
Improving Integrated Financial Management Information Systems Led by expert Dr Carolyne Stanforth.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 24 April 2014
Thinking about the Caribbean, the first image that comes to mind is usually tranquil beaches with white sand and coconut trees. In fact, this diverse region is facing many challenges and changes.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 26 February 2014
In this week's Voices & Views Pavan Sukhdev, the founder of Green Initiatives for a Smart Tomorrow (GIST) Advisory speaks to capacity4dev.eu about the economics of biodiversity. 
 When you think about development challenges, a lack of trained accountants might not immediately come to mind. Yet poor public sector financial management is often at the root of patchy service delivery in other sectors, from health and education to transport. South Africa recognised this underlying issue, and with EU support embarked on a capacity development programme.
A European Commission programme of budget support in Paraguay has enabled the government to address weaknesses within the country’s financial administration systems, according to Sergio Forte, Deputy Minister of Finance.
Over the last ten years or so, the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica has implemented a broadly successful programme of tax reform, offering an interesting case study that stresses the importance of capacity development for long-term success.
Georgia, formerly part of the old United Soviet Socialist Republic, had a long history of poor tax collection until a new government took power in 2004. The new leaders introduced a radical overhaul of the tax system that combined a simplification of the tax code with improved tax administration, increased tax enforcement and an anti-corruption campaign.
There's a host of literature available on Public Finance Management (PFM) Reform. To better navigate what's available, the UK's Department for International Development has commissioned this Review of PFM Reform Literature.

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