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Africa Regional Seminar on Participatory Budgeting

Africa Regional Seminar on Participatory Budgeting: Strengthening Budget Transparency, Participation, and Independent Oversight (2008 Durban, South Africa)

Africa Regional Seminar on Participatory Budgeting

strengthening budget transparency, participation, and independent oversight : March 10-14, 2008, Durban, South Africa : proceedings of the workshop

by Africa Regional Seminar on Participatory Budgeting: Strengthening Budget Transparency, Participation, and Independent Oversight (2008 Durban, South Africa)

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Published by Municipal Development Partnership for Eastern and Southern Africa in [Harare, Zimbabwe] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDurban report March 10-14, 2008
Statementreport prepared by the Municipal Development Partnership for Eastern and Southern Africa.
ContributionsMunicipal Development Partnership. Eastern and Southern Africa., World Bank. Social Development., Ethekwini Municipality.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24045685M
LC Control Number2009334365

Participatory Budgeting Adrienne Shall Legal Framework, Mechanisms for Participation, and Impact of Participatory Budgeting Challenges and Lessons Learned Conclusions Notes References Participatory Budgeting in the Middle East and North Africa Alta Fölscher Potential for Participatory Budgeting Bank’s book on participatory budgeting provide a good example, as they wer e written by Anwar Shah, the head of public sector governance at the W orld Bank Institute.

Book Descriptions: In the past three or four decades, public finance theorists and practitioners have struggled to identify and design institutional arrangements to help close the gap between the preferences of voters and the mix of public services actually delivered. Participatory budgeting is potentially a good approach. This book presents an authoritative guide to the principles and. Best practices in applied budgeting have been developed in countries, including South Africa, Brazil, and India. Given the increasing interest in this methodology, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) designed and implemented a regional technical assistance to pilot an applied budgeting project in Indonesia, the Marshall Islands, and Pakistan. The.

Downloadable! This book provides an overview of the principles underlying participatory budgeting. It analyzes the merits and demerits of participatory budgeting practices around the world with a view to guiding policy makers and practitioners on improving such practices in the interest of inclusive governance. This publication includes five regional surveys, and seven country case studies can. key budget reform principles which emerged from the seminar discussions, and are highlighted with examples from the case studies and further discussion of key seminar concepts. * Alta Fölscher is an independent public finance researcher and consultant. She has worked in Africa, South, South-east and Central Asia, the Caribbean, the.


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Africa Regional Seminar on Participatory Budgeting by Africa Regional Seminar on Participatory Budgeting: Strengthening Budget Transparency, Participation, and Independent Oversight (2008 Durban, South Africa) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Brazil. Participatory budgeting in Porto Alegre occurs annually, starting with a series of neighborhood, regional, and citywide assemblies, where residents and elected budget delegates identify spending priorities and vote on which priorities to implement.

Porto Alegre spends about million dollars per year on construction and services, this money is subject to participatory budgeting. Where Africa’s medium-sized cities are concerned, the resources and expenditures of urban municipalities usually account for no more than 1 percent, at best, of the wealth generated annually in those cities, compared to a figure of 10 percent for Europe (source: PDM and AFRICA REGIONAL SEMINAR ON PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING Strengthening.

Participatory budgeting (PB) is a process of democratic deliberation and decision-making, in which ordinary people decide how to allocate part of a municipal or public ipatory budgeting allows citizens to identify, discuss, and prioritize public spending projects, and gives them the power to make real decisions about how money is spent.

PB processes are typically designed to. The participatory budgeting, a mechanism through which citizens can be included in the definition of public finances, is an effective tool of participatory democracy and local governance, said, on. In Africa, participatory budgeting is rap-idly gaining attention from governments, civil society, and international development agen-cies as an innovative platform for strengthen-ing citizens’ voice in budgetary processes and in the delivery of public goods and services.

Abstract This book provides an overview of the principles underlying participatory budgeting. It analyzes the merits and demerits of participatory budgeting practices around the world with a view to guiding policy makers and practitioners on improving such practices in. Participatory budgeting (English) Abstract.

This book provides an overview of the principles underlying participatory budgeting. It analyzes the merits and demerits of participatory budgeting practices around the world with a view to guiding policy makers and practitioners on improving such practices.

The dynamics of the diffusion of the Participatory Budget in Sub-Saharan Africa: from Dakar to Maputo 89 Osmany Porto de Oliveira Africa Participatory Budgeting experience in Cameroon Jules Dumas Nguebou & Achille Noupeou PB and the budget process in the south Kivu Province Emmy Mbera & Giovanni Allegretti.

A national conference on Participatory Budgeting and its role in Community Empowerment. Organised and hosted by the Participatory Budgeting Unit and supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Keynote speaker: Rt. Hon. Hazel Blears MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Date: Monday 15th September THe IMPAcT oF PArTIcIPATory budGeTInG on bAsIc serVIces 6. see Cabannes, Yves and Zhuang Ming (), “Participatory budgeting at scale and bridging the rural-urban divide in Chengdu”, Environment and Urbanization no 1, pages –.

Created in the late s in Porto Alegre, Brazil, participatory budgeting approaches have grown rapidly and diversified.

Throughout the world, more than 7, experiences have been recorded and Africa accounts for about 1/10 of this global workforce (Nelson Dias, Hope for democracy, ).

All regions of the continent are concerned by this momentum of the [ ]. Marchin Durban, South Africa for elected leaders and senior officials involved in local government capacity building. The next high level seminar will be held in August in Dakar, Senegal.

Participants to the Africa Regional Workshop on Participatory Budgeting, March. There are many elements that can make participatory budgeting succeed or fail in a country.

Political will is needed for the implementation of a participatory budget. The Regional Forum is an intergovernmental platform convened by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and the United Nations system to review progress, share experiences and lessons learned, and build consensus on recommendations in the form of key messages to accelerate the implementation of the Agenda.

Drawing on some of the lessons from the international literature on participatory budgeting and the many case studies that have been documented, this paper explores the potential for participatory budgeting in the context of South African, using the eThekwini Municipality’s nascent experiments with participatory budgeting as a case study.

Participatory democracy is gaining importance in the political context of African cities. Bachir Kanoute, the coordinator for Africa, showed the rapid spread of participatory budgeting, now implemented in municipalities, confirming the reality and need for decentralization and new democratic instruments, especially including youth.

Articles on participatory budgeting in the Chinese Public Administration Review. IOPD Africa's webinar to launch the regional consultation took place on 14 July. IV International Conference "Paths to Follow" + info Africa.

“Participatory Budgeting and Planning at the Sub-national Government Level” is now being published.

The introductory chapter provides an overview of citizen participation in sub-national planning and budgeting processes and presents the essential operational needs for local governments to adapt participatory budgeting.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & WORKSHOPS ON Participatory Budgeting/Gender Responsive Budgeting Nexus: African Context and Perspectives Date: 14th - 16th November EAST LONDON INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE Eastern Cape, South Africa Address: (2 Marine Park Complex, 22 Esplanade St, East London, ).

Announcements. WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID in Africa - Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa African Energy Chamber appoints APO Group Founder and Chairman Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard to its Advisory Board - Source: APO Group African Energy Transition Committee to Drive Solutions for a Net Zero Future and Energy Poverty - Source: African Energy Chamber.

9 – Within the framework of the implementation of the Partnership with AAPAM, ALGA was represented by the Director of the Regional Office of Southern Africa at the Seminar organized by AAPAM, on “the transformation of Human Resource Management to attain Agenda and SDGs,” in Johannesburg, South Africa, June The Participatory Budgeting Experience Cotacachi – Ecuador.

Africa Regional Seminar on Participatory Budgeting, MarchDurban, South Africa. The Participatory Budgeting Experience Cotacachi – Ecuador This paper analyses the PB process in Cotacachi, Ecuador, that since has developed its Municipal.The present Manual of Frequently Asked Questions intends to respond in a direct and practical way to the general question of how best to implement a Participatory Budget.

The Manual is a key entry point to a broader Participatory Budgeting Toolkit, which is based on a collection of four types of useful resources for all those interested in adopting and adapting Participatory Budgeting in a.