Policy Forum is incorporated as a non-profit company under the Companies Act of 2002.The Policy Forum (PF) is a network of 76 Tanzanian civil society organisations established in 2003 and drawn together by their specific interest in augmenting the voice of ordinary citizens to influence policy processes that help in poverty reduction, equity and democratization with a specific focus on public...

Training on Budget Analysis for Civil Society Organisations


10/03/2008 - 3:34am
12/03/2008 - 10:34am
City: Dar es Salaam

Workshop on the Future of Local Government Reform Programme - Preliminary Report


On the 26th and 27th of November 2007, Policy Forum's Local Government Working Group in conjunction with the Leadership Forum Workshop organised a workshop on the Future of Local Government Reform Programme that took place in in Kibaha Town. The main objective which was to give PMO-RALG officials an opportunity to report to members of civil society the status of the current Local Government Reform Programme’s progress and to allow CSOs present at the event to make recommendations for the next programme (2008 – 2013).

Below is a Preliminary Report of the workshop.

Peer-Learning and Network-Building: The East Africa Expenditure Tracking Conference


Over the past decade, civil society organizations (CSOs) in more than 60 countries have initiated activities to analyze their governments’ budgets.Initially, CSOs specialized in budget analysis and advocacy to influence national budget policy.However, as a broader range of CSOs undertake budget work, the scope of this work has expanded to include activities throughout the budget process, including budget implementation and assessing the impact of expenditures.



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