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Author Practitioners' Forum on Budget Support (2005 : Cape Town, South Africa)

Title Budget Support as More Effective Aid? : Recent Experiences and Emerging Lessons
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 508 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Part I. Introduction -- Part II. Recent evaluations of budget support -- Part III. Aligning budget support with county programs -- Part IV. Predictability of budget support -- Part V. Budget support coordination and conditionality -- Part VI. Country experiences -- Part VII. Donor perspectives on budget support -- Part VIII. Practioners' forum on budget support: discussion and concluding remarks
Summary Budget support has become an increasingly important instrument in the context of a partnership-based approach to development assistance. Compared to traditional modes of aid delivery, it promises greater country ownership, reduced transaction costs, better donor coordination, scaling up of poverty reduction and potentially greater development effectiveness. This book presents a timely and valuable review of key concepts, issues, experiences and emerging lessons relevant to budget support. It provides an overview of principal characteristics, expectations and concerns related to budget support
Notes Contributions discussed at the Practioners' Forum on Budget Support in May 2005 in Cape Town, South Africa, along with conclusions from a May 2005 workshop conducted by the Budget Support Working Group of the Strategic Partnership with Africa (SPA)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-494) and index
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Subject Budget -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Economic assistance -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Economic development -- Finance -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Kapstadt (2005)
Statistiques (Descripteur de forme)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Koeberle, Stefan, 1965-
Stavreski, Zoran.
Walliser, Jan.
Strategic Partnership with Africa. Budget Support Working Group.
ISBN 0821364634
0821364642 (electronic bk.)
9780821364642 (electronic bk.)