Introduction to Budget work

Introduction to Budget work

What do we mean when we refer to "budget work"? And can this term mean different things to different budget groups? And why should citizens even embark upon this type of work? Do their inputs really add value to public budgets?

In the presentations and readings in this topic, we’ll answer all these questions and more whetting your appetite for learning more about the how to of budget work later on in the module.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module you will:

Describe the goals of budget work and identify some of the social accountability tools associated with this type of approach
Explain the importance of budget transparency for budget work
Understand how budget work fits into the social accountability framework - making an argument for how civil society involvement in budget work can benefit both government and citizens
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