This is the fourth in a series of five technical briefs on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on public financial management systems strengthening. The key messages are:
Overcoming weak public financial management systems is both a technical and a governance issue. Solutions in both areas are needed to strengthen PFM systems.
- Strengthening PFM systems requires support across many components.
- Ensuring transparency and accountability is vital.