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…

Customs & Border Control

Customs & Border Control Enhancing effective trade facilitation, be it for export or import, comes down to faster and efficient cargo clearance at the Port of Mombasa. Kenya Revenue Authority is spearheading a number of key reforms aimed at impacting positively on businesses in Kenya by providing them with more efficient and effective customs clearance…

Enhancing Budget Transparency

Budget Transparency (BT) is defined as the full disclosure of all relevant fiscal information in a timely and systematic manner. Budget Transparency is a precondition for public participation in budget processes. To achieve this, The National Treasury has embarked on developing an easily accessible Budget Portal, aptly named Bajeti Yetu. The Portal is aimed at…

Strengthening Information Security for PFM ICT Systems

Strengthening Information Security for PFM ICT Systems In the Information Age, technology shapes every aspect of modern life, revolutionizing how institutions, societies, and nations operate. While the benefits are evident, the challenges, especially in terms of security and privacy, are equally pronounced. Public Financial Management (PFM) ICT systems, the foundation of financial governance, face a…

KISM Embarks on Professionalization of Public Procurement Officers in Public Sector

KISM Embarks on Professionalization of Public Procurement Officers in Public Sector The Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) in collaboration with the National Treasury & Economic Planning and Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) commissioned a survey to establish and document the capacity of supply chain practitioners in the public sector. The survey was aimed at…