Afghanistan: Fiscal Management and Public Administration Reform Program
sector: Public Sector Management | country: Afghanistan
The project completion report (PCR) highlighted a lesson in delivering assistance wherein absorptive capacity in institutions is very limited, and noted that not much technical skills transfer will occur. It suggests that future assistance needs to focus away from introducing what is termed ‘international best practice’ toward one that recognizes and prioritizes capacity development to enable performance of the most fundamental public finance tasks. The validation agrees.