Budget watchdog in Sierra Leone says the country lags far behind in fiscal transparency

BAN's Coordinator, Abu Bakarr Kamara

Do you know why according to the Budget Advocacy Network (BAN) Sierra Leone's ministry of finance and economic development is lagging behind in the Open Government Partnership (OGP)’s implementation of their commitment to fiscal transparency and open budgets?

The first monitoring scorecard proved that with 18 months into implementation the West African nation failed to complete its milestones set to make its budget data (pre-budget statement and mid-year reports), parliamentary audit committee reports and tax exemptions, publicly available.

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