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  • The Government’s Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project is slated for implementation over the next 12 months.
  • A total of $10 million has been earmarked for the undertaking in the 2014/15 Estimates of Expenditure.
  • The programme aims to strengthen public resource management.

The Government’s Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project is slated for implementation over the next 12 months.

A total of $10 million has been earmarked for the undertaking in the 2014/15 Estimates of Expenditure, tabled in the House of Representatives on April 3.

The programme, being implemented by the Ministry of Finance and Planning, aims to strengthen public resource management, and support designated State institutions efforts to improve on the provision of an enabling environment for private sector growth.

Earmarked activities over the next 12 months include: establishment of a Public Investment Management Committee and Secretariat; activation of the Public Investment Management database; preparation of the government’s Public Investment Management Policy Paper; implementation of results-based performance informed medium term budgeting in ministries, departments, and agencies; and establishment of a project management team.

The World Bank is financing the project, which runs until April 2015.