The overall objective of this course, offered by MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation, is to enhance the capacity of citizens to effectively and confidently engage in the local government planning and budget cycle. According to MSTCDC, by the end of the course, participants will be able to apply a range of tools for holding service providers to account. They will also be able to read and interpret local service provision budgets and conduct out service gap analysis.
The course content includes the following:
- Understanding state led and citizens led accountability
- Processes for demanding accountability
- Overview of accountability tools
- Types of budgets
- Budget cycle and calendar
- Public expenditure tracking
- Fiscal decentralisation
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The course is intended for programme/project officers in civil society organisations and government, social change activists, and other development agencies working with governance accountability work.
Fee for the Course: Single room US$ 695 or Shared double US$ 585.
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