More Focus, Political Will Needed To Help Governments Build Better, More Transparent Domestic Financial Systems, Experts Say
Devex: Domestic resources for development a ‘highly neglected’ action area, experts say
“Development leaders crafted the Addis Ababa Action Agenda with an eye on mobilizing domestic public resources. But the focus on helping countries raise more funds and effectively manage them, borne from the Financing for Development Forum in 2015, has since been eclipsed by a focus on private capital and private business, according to some development experts. … More focus, more resources, and importantly more political will are needed to improve the ability of countries to effectively and transparently tax and manage their finances…” (Saldinger, 7/24).