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PFM Reform Database

This database contains a collection of current reference material on Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms, drawn from a wide variety of sources within and outside the World Bank.  It is designed to provide easy access to current knowledge on different aspects of PFM reform.  The material includes:

  • Country Case Studies
  • Good Practices and Reference Models
  • Tips and Guidance
  • Other Reference Material (including academic studies)

Materials are available covering the whole PFM cycle as set out below, together with cross cutting issues such as legal frameworks, professional skills development and IFMIS.

Much of the information has been included in the form of links. Over time these links may break. If so, please let us know and we will try to re-establish the link (contact Hanna Wainaina, We also have electronic versions of the materials in case they are not accessible via the links.

Information on PFM reform in the following areas is included:

Budget Preparation


Budget Execution

Accounting and Financial Reporting

External Oversight

Cross Cutting Issues

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