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 to…

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…

Benefits on Electronic Government Procurement System in Kenya

Benefits on Electronic Government Procurement System in Kenya In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards the adoption of Electronic Government Procurement Systems (e-GP) by governments across the globe. This shift towards digitization of procurement processes has transformed the way governments purchase goods and services from suppliers. In Kenya, the adoption of e-GP…

Treasury Develops Budget Portal to Enhance Transparency

Treasury Develops Budget Portal to Enhance Transparency National Treasury Deputy Director of Budget, Isaiah Ochele (extreme Left ) Public financial Management Reforms Secretariat Programme Coordinator, Julius Mutua ( second Left) Jacob Muimi PFMRS ICT Specialist (middle) National Treasury, Director of ICT, Lynne Nyongesa, Fridah Kathure  (National Treasury Finance Officer) and National Treasury Senior Economist Alexander…

Procurement Entity Users Trained on the Upgraded Procurement E-Portal

Upgraded Public Procurement Information Portal We are supporting the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority in Training procurement Officers on the upgraded Public Procurement Information Portal. The Portal was developed in July 2018 to enable Procuring Entities to comply with the Executive Order No.2  of Procurement of public Goods, Works, Services by Public Procuring Entities. Specifically the…