IBP-OBS-Regional-Report-Francophone-Africa

 

The Open Budget Survey (OBS) is an assessment of fiscal transparency, public participation and formal oversight in the budget process across a range of countries, conducted every two years.

 

This brief focuses on the OBS performance of a number of countries in Francophone Africa, where Benin is a leader in budget transparency although some of its neighbors are struggling to make progress. Several coups and other governance challenges have threatened progress in the region. Download the report in French (translations coming soon).