ICT Programme Assistant, Public Financial Management Reforms Secretariat

Development and Implementation of the Electronic Government Procurement (E-GP) System

Development and Implementation of the Electronic Government Procurement (E-GP) System In an effort to reduce corruption, improve transparency and efficiency, and minimize potential collusion among suppliers and bidders, the Government, through the National Treasury, embarked on developing the electronic government procurement systems, also known as e-GP systems. Accordingly, Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP) is the use…

Integrating Sound Financial Management in Schools: A Case of IPSAS Implementation

Integrating Sound Financial Management in Schools: A Case of IPSAS Implementation Reforms in financial management systems and processes in public primary and secondary school are becoming critical in response to increasing demands for greater transparency and accountability in the management of how they utilize public finances. Poor budgeting has made it difficult for head teachers…

Integrating Sound Financial Management in Schools: A Case of IPSAS Implementation

Integrating Sound Financial Management in Schools: A Case of IPSAS Implementation Reforms in financial management systems and processes in public primary and secondary school are becoming critical in response to increasing demands for greater transparency and accountability in the management of how they utilize public finances. Poor budgeting has made it difficult for head teachers…

Reforming Public Debt Governance in Kenya

Reforming Public Debt Governance in Kenya Good public financial management practice prescribes that public borrowing and the level of public debt have to be consistent with the overall fiscal framework to ensure macro-economic stability We had a one on one chat with National Treasury Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) Deputy Director, Livingstone Bumbe, to find…

Cost of Own Source Revenue Study Tour of Kwale County

Cost of Own Source Revenue Study Tour of Kwale County Enhancement of County own source revenue is a critical Public Financial Management reform area under Devolution. Under the Kenyan 2010 Constitution, Decentralization involves the political, administrative and fiscal autonomy of the 47 Counties from the National Government. While many scholars and pundits may debate or…

Professional Development for Supply Chain Professionals: How KISM is making this a reality.

Professional Development for Supply Chain Professionals: How KISM is making this a reality. The Kenya institute of Supplies Management has embarked on developing professional standards of practice for procurement professionals in the public sector. The Standards of practice aims to support and guide Public Procurement professionals on how to conduct themselves as they undertake their…

PFM Reforms: Improving Governance in State Corporations

GIPE on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary National Treasury and Planning exercises oversight and ownership functions in State Corporations and other Government Investments. In performing this role, The National Treasury issues various directives/circulars and receives numerous requests and reports to/from state corporations ranging from strategic plans; proposal for capital projects and other investments; annual budgets;…