An example of Social Accountability

In Chawama Constituency , the Community Action Groups (CAGs) – platforms for dialogue between the community and the Ward Development Committee (WDC) members – were created. The community members questioned the WDC officials about how they had used the Ward Development Fund (WDF). Unfortunately, it was discovered that the WDF implementation had been decided upon by councillors without the participation of the WDC. The meetings led to more dialogue between the CAGs and the WDC officials on how in future they would together ensure that budgets as allocated by the Lusaka City Council would be implemented.

2017 Budget Address


constituency-development-fundOn Friday 11th November 2016, Minister of Finance Hon. Felix Mutati delivered the following budget address. The budget address which is formally known as the presentation to the Committee of Supply on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the year 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017, highlights the governments major changes in public expenditure for 2017.

Link to download at the bottom of the page.


Download the document by clicking here.

You can also download the 2017 Budget Highligts produced by the Zambia Revenue Authority: 2017-budget-highlights



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