PFMRS is an acronym for Public Financial Management Reforms Secretariat
The mandate of PFMR Secretariat is to Coordinate and harmonize the public financial management reforms to strengthen public finance management systems in order to enhance effectiveness of the budget processes, to improve transparency and accountability and to ensure resources are used fairly to promote an equitable society
- Ensuring harmonization, prioritization and sequencing of reforms
- Development of the Secretariat’s Institutional capacity
- Development of the Programme’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework
- Preparation of the Programme’s Quarterly and Annual Progress Reports
- Development of the capacity of Implementing Agencies on M&E and reporting
- Carrying out M&E missions on PFMR activities
- Monitoring the implementation of the Programme’s training plan, programme vehicle assignment and utilization
- Developing and sustaining capacity within the Ministry of Finance to ensure that it fulfills its lead role in the planning and implementation of the PFM Reform Programme
- Development of a data base of all PFMR related reports
- Updating the Programme Implementation plan
- Consolidation of annual work plans and cost estimates submitted by Implementing Agencies for the purpose of preparing the Programmes’s annual budget
- Coordination of the PFM Reform Budget with the National Budget
- Preparation of quarterly allocation plans consistent with the Annual Work Plans and Cost Estimates as a basis for a draw down from the programme’s common fund
- Provision of financial management services for the Programme including preparation of expenditure returns, Financial Monitoring Reports, Cash Flow Forecasts, processing of payments for goods and services rendered on behalf of the Implementing Agencies
- Maintenance of the Programme’s Financial Management Information System
- Exchequer requisition and disbursements on behalf of the Implementing Agencies
- Maintenance of the Secretariat’s Payroll
- Development and implementation of the Programme’s Communication Strategy and Implementation Plan
- Implementation of the Programme’s Communication Strategy on behalf of the Agencies
- Laying out and design of the Programme’s publications
- Fundraising on behalf of the Agencies
- WORLD BANK
- Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
- African Development Bank (AFDB)
- Canadian International Developement Agency (CIDA)
- Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA),Office of the Auditor General (O.A.G), Parliament, IFMIS, Public Procurement Oversight Authority, Teachers Service Commission, Commission on Revenue Allocation, Directorate of Budget Fiscal and Economic affairs, IGFR, RMD, PPP, PDMO, ASD, COB, IAD, PPRA, DGIPE, Pensions Department, DPSM and Salaries and Remuneration Commission
- PFMR Strategy 2008-2013
- PFMR Strategy 2013-2018 (Activity Based)
- PFMR Strategy 2018-2023 (Results Based)
GESDek stands for Governance for Enabling Service Delivery and Public Investment in Kenya.
It is a GoK/World Bank/French Development Agency(AFD) funded programme which started in 2017/18 and is expected to run for five years. The Programme is result based and its main focus is on Prioritized Public Investments, Reliable Funding for Service Delivery and Public Investments, Efficient and Transparent Procurement, Consolidated Staff Data, Timely and Quality Financial Statements and Audits and Strengthened Fiduciary Assurance and Transparency.
The Public Accountability and Service Delivery (PASEDE) Is a Programme which was signed between the Government of Kenya and the European Commission on 20th April 2020 .The general objective of this Programme is to promote macro-fiscal stability, service delivery and poverty alleviation in Kenya. The specific objectives include; improved financial transfers to counties, enhanced revenue mobilization, improved business environment and better public investment management practices. This is in line with the main strategic reforms’ objective and the successful implementation of the PFM reform strategy (2018-2023).
- Sustainable and predictable fiscal space to deliver government programs
- Strategic and transparent spending on public investment and service delivery in line with National and County Policy Commitments
- Reliable cash for service delivery and public investment
- Value for money in procurement and contract management (Procurement)
- Value for money, performance & accountability in staffing for service delivery (Consolidated Human Resource Data)
- Education institutions, health, and other service facilities effectively manage public resources;
- Disciplined financial management and accurate reporting; and
Accountability delivered through audit, oversight, and follow up.
Kenya Devolution Support Programme (KDSP) is world bank funded programme which is designed to support the implementation of the National Capacity Building Framework (NCBF 2013) through the Ministry of Devolution and Planning.
The overall objective of the NCBF is to ensure the devolution process is smooth and seamless to safeguard the delivery of quality services to citizens. The programme is using Performance for Results (P for R) financing mechanism, which is an innovative financing mechanism that will support and incentivize county actions towards selected capacity building results.
Financial Management Information System. It is an automated system that is used for public financial management. It has Administration, Financial, Human Resource Management and Procurement Modules.