Aid is increasingly being delivered to recipient governments through sector-wide and budget support modalities. This emphasises the need for credible public financial management (PFM) systems that can ensure an effective and efficient allocation and spending of aid. This regional dialogue focused on ways countries can strengthen their public financial management systems and emphasised the increasingly critical role budget officials play in managing aid flows. The discussions were structured in a way to allow in-depth analysis of the issues, resulting in specific actions and recommendations.
Aid and the budget