International Budget Partnership advances public budget systems that work for people.

Madam Mary Afan leads a regular community meeting of women farmers to discuss issues they face and next steps in their advocacy for budget allocation in Nigeria.

About International Budget Partnership

We partner with budget analysts, community organizers, and advocates in 120 countries to advance public budget systems that work for people.

Together, we generate data, advocate for reform, and build the skills and knowledge of people so that everyone can have a voice in budget decisions that impact their lives.

Open Budget Dialogue with 6 communites in Gambia on the importance of budget participation. / Gambia Participates
Local fisherwoman Nilawati runs a training on diversifying income for other women in her community due to budget credibility issues facing fisherfolk in Indonesia.
Key Takeaways

120

countries assessed on transparency, oversight and public participation in public spending

5.1m

million people accessing new or improved services thanks to strategic budget advocacy

352m

million US dollars increased budget allocations across 7 countries

450

people across 21 countries participated in a foundational online curriculum on budget advocacy
Featured Network Members

Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ)

Development Action Group (DAG)

Freedom Forum

+977 1 410 2030

Gambia Participates

Indonesian Traditional Fishers Association (KNTI)

Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales (ICEFI)

UrbaSEN/Senegalese Federation of Inhabitants (FSH)

Open Budget
Survey 2021

The Open Budget Survey is the world’s only comparative, independent and regular assessment of transparency, oversight and participation in national budgets in more than 100 countries. See how your country compares to others.

Featured Resources
Connecting Budget Credibility to the Sustainable Development Goals
BUDGET CREDIBILITY
Mexico, South Africa, Private: Nigeria, Indonesia, Romania, Gambia, Argentina, Zambia, Cote d’Ivoire, Nepal, Private: Senegal, Mongolia, Private: Ghana, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Regional reports: Open Budget Survey 2021
OPEN BUDGET SURVEY
French, English, Spanish
Learning Briefs: Building the capabilities of grassroots groups to collectively engage with fiscal governance systems
STRENGTHENING PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
(When) Do Open Budgets Transform Lives? Progress and Next Steps in Fiscal Openness Research
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION, TRANSPARENCY

Key Topics

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