“Robust public finances and governance systems are essential to responsive public service”
Public Finance and Governance
A responsive public service that is accessible and that deliver a strong enabling environment for business and support the realization of social and economic rights and freedoms is anchored on transparent, equitable and accountable management of public finances through effective and efficient governance systems. Effective PFM and governance systems are adaptive with keen interest on better outcomes, thus, must respect the principles of fiscal discipline, legitimacy, predictability, transparency and accountability. Undef this program area, our work is focused on Open and responsive public budget and policies, Healthy Public Audits and Return in value from Tax Revenues.
Open and Responsive Budgets and Policies
Public budgets are the means in which government raise, allocate and spend public resources
Healthy Public Audits
A heathy public audit is one that receive highest certification for audit opinion available and has less or no audit queries.
Tax revenue growth and tax-payer engagement.
Although tax payment is a civic duty, or an obligation for Kenyan citizens anchored in a framework, many at times, tax-payers do not appreciate the need to pay taxes from a perspective of civic duty.
Recent works and results
Elgeyo Marakwet County Pilot Citizen' Generated Data
In this videos by our partner Open Institute, OGI’s executive Director discusses the preparatory processes that Elgeyo Marakwet County’s employed in its novel experiment of Citizen Generated Data. It covers a brief on the data collection training, data collection and digitization experience.