37240-012: Improving Public Expenditure Management and Accountability

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal and purpose of this TA is to improve government financial management to conform to internationally accepted standards mindful of the capacity constraints small island states. The overarching objectives of the TA will be to promote transparency, accountability and cost effectiveness of public sector financial management, integrate the accounting and budget systems, and increase the efficiency of the taxation system. Read More

Country Tuvalu
Project Number 37240-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4253
Approval Date 13 Dec 2003
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Public Expenditure and Fiscal Management



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Responsible ADB Officer
Emma Ferguson
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Operations Division

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Mr. Seve Paeniu

Last PDS Update
30 Mar 2007