The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) is a professional network of senior budget officials in African Ministries of Finance and/or Planning. CABRI was officially launched on 14 May 2008 in Maputo, Mozambique. On 3 December 2009, CABRI became a legal and independent membership based organisation.
CABRI’s main objective is to promote efficient and effective management of public finances, which fosters economic growth and enhances service delivery for the improvement of living standards of African people.
Specifically, the network seeks to:
- Support senior budget officials in the management of public finance systems by developing appropriate approaches, procedures and practices;
- Advance the development of member states by building capacity and promoting training and research in the field of public finance management, in particular from a practitioner’s perspective; and
- Develop and promote common African positions on budget related issues of interest to Africa.