LCG Governance Progress in PFM. David Gray, PFM Working Group Chair January 2007. 1 Palace Street, London SW1E 5HE Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride, Glasgow G75 8EA. Structure of PFM Reform DP activities. LCG PFM Working Group. DP Activities: WB, ADB, JICA, CIDA, et al.
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LCG GovernanceProgress in PFM David Gray, PFM Working Group Chair January 2007 1 Palace Street, London SW1E 5HE Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride, Glasgow G75 8EA
Structure of PFM Reform DP activities LCG PFM Working Group DP Activities: WB, ADB, JICA, CIDA, et al DPs PFM Task Team FMRP activities 1 Palace Street, London SW1E 5HE Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride, Glasgow G75 8EA
LCG PFM Working Group Membership: Donors with an interest in PFM reform Primary objective: harmonisation
LCG PFM Working Group Last met June 2006, next due Jan/Feb 2007 Continuing update on PFM activities Donors courted and fund activities
Annex A – 13 Donor funded activities related to PFM • DFID’s FMRP tackling MoF overall PFM, IT infrastructure, accounting, budgeting, capacity building and C&AG; • WB’s Asset Management and Accounting System to be piloted in the HNPSP programme and the Institute of Public Health; • WB’s and Japan’s proposed support to Union Parishads through block grant and related control activities: community influence, C&AG audit, capacity building in accounting; • WB’s English Language Training for Foreign Aided Projects Audit Directorate; • WB’s support to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh to help hem work with GoB for the adoption and implementation of public sector standards whenever these are issued by the IFAC Public Sector Committee; • CIDA’s support to C&AG; • CIDA’s project in Ministry of Water Resources which includes modernisation of FM systems including the development of an IFMIS • ADB’s support to Railways in developing IFMIS; • WB’s researching policy and instructional issues in public financial management through a series of Public Expenditure Reviews and Financial Accountability Assessments. • JBIC’s support to Chittagong WASA developing an IFMIS with accrual accounting and then drafting accounting standards; • Norwegian Aid’s support to ERD to computerise system for donor loans; • Planned support for accounting and auditing in local government by the UNDP, WB and EC. • Danida’s study tour for C&AG.
Donor Partners PFM Task Team Membership: CIDA, DFID, EC, RNE, WB Primary objectives: Support the development of a PFM strategy Develop a package of support for 5 years
Donor Partners PFM Task Team • Project Identification Mission (Jointly resourced): • Develop GoB Action Plan for PFM Reform • Prioritised, sequenced and costed • Decision about funding PFM programme • Due December 2006, likely March 2007 • Current outputs: • Likely absorption of TA some £26 – 35m • DFID have budgeted £30m in pipeline • Justification involvement of many donors?
Issues Need to get MoF lead
Issues Need to get MoF lead Approach to FM deepening in ministries
Issues Need to get MoF lead Approach to FM deepening in ministries Need to bridge to PFM Reform Programme
Issues Need to get MoF lead Approach to FM deepening in ministries Need to bridge to PFM Reform Programme Need to maintain momentum
Issues Need to get MoF lead Approach to FM deepening in ministries Need to bridge to PFM Reform Programme Need to maintain momentum Reduce bridge if possible
DFID Activity PFM Impact Assessment Mission Building lessons learned into PIM GoB to tackle PE issues?
FMRP Activity Computerising and WAN MTBF Roll out Ministrywise accounting and auditing Working with Planning Commission