|Approval Date||21 Mar 2017|
|Signature Date||14 Apr 2017|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2017|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2017|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||11330|
The Economic and Financial Reform Support Programme (PAREF) is an extension of the Emergency Support Programme for Emerging from the Crisis and Economic Recovery (PUASCRE). PUASCRE has supported the transitional government in restoring the capacities of the financial and social administrations. The PAREF will take the form of a Programmatic Support Operation (PSO) covering the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years. It incorporates more structuring measures to help relaunch the economy and improve public finance management. The Programme will have an impact on the country's economic growth and social situation. The programme will contribute to (i) improving tax collection; (ii) improving transparency and the budget execution rate, especially in the social sectors and; (iii) consolidating economic growth through an improvement of the business climate and governance in productive sectors (agriculture, forestry and mining). The programme will have two components, namely (1) Improvement of tax revenue mobilisation and public expenditure management and (2) Improvement of the business environment and governance in productive sectors. The two components are complementary and help revive economic growth in CAR. Tax revenue mobilisation and improved public finance management will enable government to gradually create the fiscal space to support economic recovery.
PAREF’s goal is to contribute to the improvement of public financial management and the revival of economic growth. It seeks to consolidate the improvement of public finance management and support the revival of productive sectors.
The final beneficiaries of the Program are the same as those of the previous Programme. They are the Central African populations as a whole, i.e. nearly 4.9 million inhabitants, and in particular the vulnerable populations. The programme will directly benefit the Government by helping to close the financing gap.
African Development Fund
Fragile States Facility
Ministère des Finances et du Budget
|Last Update||31 Jul 2021|
|Name||LUMBILA Kevin Numbi|
|Country||Central African Republic|