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Transparency for what? The usefulness of publicly available budget information in African countries


Author: Rebecca Simson and Paolo de Renzio
Published by: Overseas Development Institute and International Budget Partnership
Date: 2013

This report analyses information released by top-performing governments in Africa to analyse what can really be learnt about how public money is being spent. It assesses whether the budget documents released by those governments are sufficiently comprehensive to answer basic questions about budget policy and performance. CSOs, donors, networks, and governments working on budget transparency and open government would likely benefit from reading this report.

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