Improving Program Budgeting Capacity of Kutaisi Municipality

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Government of Georgia;



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Project Description:


PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, provided support to Kutaisi Municipality in strengthening the program budgeting capacity of the municipality staff and formulating and implementing its needs-oriented 2016 program budget. Medium-term planning and program budgeting will help to define the major program priorities of the Municipality and its sub-agencies in the medium-term and identify the actions that should secure achievement of the institutional priorities in the coming years.

The main objective of the assignment was to ensure effective and efficient use of public resources enabled through enhanced capacity and skills of the Kutaisi Municipality.

During this process, consultants from PMCG performed the following tasks:

  • Hold a series of meetings and discussions with the Kutaisi Municipality management and staff to identify key priorities of the Municipality
  • Deliver technical and methodological coaching to the Kutaisi Municipality staff to develop draft 2016 programs, sub-programs and performance indicators
  • Assist the staff of the budget and PR services of the Kutaisi Municipality in planning and facilitation of the series of meetings with citizens and broader groups of stakeholders to present the draft 2016 program budget of the Kutaisi Municipality


Follow the links below for more detailed information:
Good Governance Initiative (GGI)
Increasing Program Budgeting Capacity of Ministry of Labor Social and Health Affiairs of Georgia
Increasing Program Budgeting Capacity of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia
Partnership for Budget Transparency: Civil Society Oversight of Public Spending
Enhance Transparency and Accountability of the State Competition and Procurement Agency and its Dispute Resolution Board
Consultancy/Training Services in Budgetary Oversight and Programme Budgeting to the Parliament of Georgia within the UNDP Project “A strong Parliament in a Consolidated Democracy”