Multinational - Regional Institutional Support Project on Public Financial Governance


Project Summary

Approval Date 13 May 2016
Signature Date 06 Jul 2016
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 2,608,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The proposed operation is a stand-alone Institutional Support Project designed to support African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) and Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) to strengthen their work on budget management and tax administration systems in member countries. It promotes peer learning, and exchange of information and knowledge through networking, partnership, and collaboration and partnerships. The project includes the following three components: (1) Improving budget transparency and accountability; (2) Improving tax administration and domestic resources mobilization capacity, and (3) project management support. The project will provide financial assistance to CABRI and ATAF to scale up their technical assistance and knowledge services to regional member countries in the areas of budget management and tax administration systems. The estimated total cost of the project, net of taxes and duties, is UA 5.278 million. It will be implemented over the period 2016-2018.

Project Objectives

The development objective of the proposed operation is to promote efficiency, transparency and accountability in management of public resources. The project specifically aims at stepping up Bank’s support to African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) in strengthening budget and tax administration reforms through technical assistance, knowledge and advisory services and peer learning among community of tax and budget practitioners in Regional Member Countries (RMCs).

Beneficiaries

The project’s direct beneficiary is African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). ATAF will benefit in the form of financial assistance to scale up and deliver its mandate for capacity building of the network of senior tax administrators. Regional Member Countries (RMCs) will benefit indirectly from technical assistance and capacity building support provided by this network of tax administration.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Implementing
African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF)

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-K00-059
Last Update 04 Dec 2020

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Contact Details

Name CHANGE Evelynne Obonyo
Email e.change@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Multinational