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Managing Resources for Development

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In all Commonwealth countries, the public are demanding higher quality, more reliable and more costeffective delivery of basic public services such as health and education. These demands call on finance ministries to increase the resources channelled into priority sectors, as defined by national frameworks and poverty reduction strategies. This in turn requires effective budgetary systems, improved public financial management and good management of donor resources. Managing Resources for Development incorporates the sharing of best practice in the vital area of improving the delivery and monitoring of resources in the public sector. It is based on a paper presented by Sir John Vereker for the Technical theme for the Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting at the Commonwealth Finance Ministers’ Meeting held in London in September 2002. This book is of great interest to public policy practitioners in the allocation and management of resources.

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Executive Summary

The purpose of this paper is to encourage discussion of the role of both rich and poor countries in managing resources – human, natural, institutional and financial – so as to promote sustainable development and eliminate global poverty.

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