The Good Financial Governance in Africa programme promotes transparency and accountability in public financial management and is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union (EU). Its objective is to foster Good Financial Governance in Africa, more specifically to equip decision-makers in African public finance to use region-specific services, products and further education to improve financial governance.
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By Tassilo von Droste & Camilla Fredriksen. It’s often difficult to get the environment on the top of a government’s agenda. There are more immediate crises: The environment is considered a long-term challenge, often neglected by politicians who work in short-term political cycles. Yet, the costs of not preventing pollution and environmental degradation are tremendous.
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