Digitized Public Financial Management Reforms (PFMR)

Ghana has since the 1990’s embarked on reforms in its public financial management framework which covered a review of Review Management, Legal & Policy framework, Economic Planning, Budgeting, Procurement, Contract Award, Payment, Payroll and Audits. To ensure effective implementation, the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) framework was adopted to …

Ghana Goes E-Government Procurement

Issues on corruption continue to rage on in development discourse. It has been described as the bane of developing countries and a canker that has the potential to erode all the gains of development if not checked. However, one of the best antidotes widely prescribed is the establishment of the …

Bringing value to many – The Budeshi experience

Value for Money is an overused phrase in public procurement. Many procurement decisions we are told, have been made with the goal of attaining value for money and yet, at the end, they are characterized by huge cost overruns, undue delays, corruption which eventually fail to deliver on its objectives …

Where there is transparency, there is growth

Procurement plays a pivotal role in how public and donor funds are spent. Many bilateral and multilateral support agreements between the developed and developing countries and even within non-governmental organizations and throughout the aid chain are largely executed through the workings of the procurement system. An efficient procurement system has …