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  1. Analysis of Trends in Public Spending on Education and Health (2002 – 2006) Nicholas Adamtey Centre for Budget Advocacy ISODEC

  2. Composition of Education Expenditure in Ghana: Recurrent & Capital

  3. Sources of Funding for Capital Expenditure for Education

  4. Education sector expenditure as share of GDP (%)

  5. Ministry of Health’s Expenditure –Government of Ghana and Donors

  6. Recurrent and Capital Expenditure for Ministry of Health

  7. Sources of Funding for Capital Expenditure for MOH

  8. Health sector expenditure as share of GDP (%)

  9. Region Level • Budget Preparation at the regional level is very weak Comments • Delays and unreliability • **Inadequacy of funding for their respective sectors • Inequity when it comes to poor regions

  10. Monitoring Financial • Internal audit -structured stores record system • External Audit -Audit Service audits their books at least once a year Project monitoring • District Director of Education and circuit supervisors • District planning units • Assembly members (Elected Local Government Rep) • No civil society organisation **Procedures exist for contract award but beneficiaries are not involves

  11. Recommendations • The government must commit itself to allocate more funds to investment expenditure in the health and education sectors; • The government must ensure timely release of funds to ensure effective use of resources and service delivery; • There should be proper coordination in the release and sharing of information on the use of resources within government departments; • The budgeting units at the district and regional levels must be strengthened to enable them prepare good budgets; • The monitoring units within the government set up must be strengthened • Civil society organisations should be encouraged to track resources for development; • Community members or beneficiaries should be involved in the project design, implementation, and monitoring; • Government must put in place measures that ensure transparency in the use of public resources.

  12. Thank you for your attention