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Action for Development (ACFODE) Experiences at the Local Level

Action for Development (ACFODE) Experiences at the Local Level

The publication is comprehensive review of ACFODE of Uganda's gender budgeting experiences at the local level. Among some of the topics discussed in the newsletter are ACFODE's initiatives, mission, activities, lessons learnt, local level gender budget research and more.


Gender in Fiscal Policies: The Case of West Bengal

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This document, represents the gender analysis that was conducted on Tanzania's 2003-2004 National Budget. The study conducted by Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) opens with characteristics of a gender-sensitive and pro-poor budget and continues with the analysis of Tanzania's 2003-2004 revenues and expenditures. It includes recommendations for more equitable and pro-poor budgeting, priority sectors, health, agriculture and water, within Tanzania.


Gender Analysis of Uganda's Budget 2003-2004

Gender Analysis of Uganda's Budget 2003-2004

This document is a gender analysis of Uganda's 2003-2004 budget prepared by Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) The report discusses some of the emerging gender issues and concerns in the Ugandan 2003-2004 budget, potential gendered outcomes as well as recommendations for achieving future gender-sensitive budgets.


Financing HIV and AIDS Interventions: Implications for Gender Equality

Financing HIV and AIDS Interventions: Implications for Gender Equality

Background paper prepared in May 2007 for the Commonwealth Secretariat by Dr Robert Carr, Caribbean Centre of Communication for Development, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica Commonwealth Secretariat.


Financing for Development: Aid Effectiveness and Gender-Responsive Budgets

Financing for Development: Aid Effectiveness and Gender-Responsive Budgets

Background paper prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat in May 2007 by Debbie Budlender, Community Agency for Social Enquiry, Cape Town, South Africa. This paper attempts to make the case for financing gender equality for development, and to explore how this can be done. Because the issues related to financing gender equality for development are so numerous, the paper obviously cannot discuss all in equal detail. It thus pays particular attention to the ways in which the context of such...


FOWODE GRB Story

Story portraying the importance of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) and the activism for the advancement of women in decision-making and leadership by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) in Uganda.


Follow the money: a Resource Book for Trainers on Public Expenditure Tracking in Tanzania

Follow the money: a Resource Book for Trainers on Public Expenditure Tracking in Tanzania

This toolkit follows the transfer of public funds from central to local governments until they reach users such as schools and clinics. It explains how a public expenditure tracking system operates and how it can benefit marginalized groups. With this toolkit local communities can track the inputs, outputs, and outcomes of particular government services, and determine the gender-specific distribution of benefits from those services.


Expectations versus Realities in Gender Responsive Budget Initiatives

Expectations versus Realities in Gender Responsive Budget Initiatives

This paper was commissioned by UNRISD as a contribution to its ongoing research project on Gender and Social Policy. The paper compares the practice of gender-responsive budget initiatives with the claims and expectations about what they can achieve.


Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations by Debbie Budlender et Julia de Bruyn

Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations by Debbie Budlender et Julia de Bruyn

This study "Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations" by Debbie Budlender and Julia de Bruyn, based on the South African case, discusses the allocation of responsibility for expenditure and powers to raise revenue to different spheres of government. A system of intergovernmental fiscal relations includes the construction of a system of transfers to overcome the problem of "mismatch" between such responsibilities and powers.


Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda-Uganda Report

Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda-Uganda Report

This report presents the findings of a country review carried out in Uganda by Nite Tanzarn under the programme"Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda" launched by UNIFEM and the European Commission (EC) in 2008. The report describes how gender responsive budgeting (GRB) work has engaged with the key aid effectiveness instruments in Uganda over the past five years. The instruments include the poverty reduction strategy paper/poverty eradication action plan...