METAC’s resources are available for diagnostic work to identify and design measures needed to strengthen specific aspects of economic and financial governance; preparing detailed implementation plans based on the diagnostic work conducted by TA departments at IMF Headquarters; reviewing proposals or assessments by governments and other donors for consistency with internationally agreed standards, and coordinating activities with other TA providers; providing policy and technical advice either by the Center’s own advisers or by consultants hired by METAC; and organizing training courses, seminars, workshops and dissemination of best practices.

Public Financial Management

  • Designing and implementing strategies to improve public expenditure management by adopting proper budget preparation procedures;
  • Upgrading the budget execution system, particularly to improve expenditure control and revenue monitoring;
  • Improving financial accounting and reporting and strengthening internal and external control mechanisms;
  • Devising social safety nets to help the poor and the most vulnerable;
  • Formulating modern state financial management legislation; and
  • Improving organization and providing capacity building at ministries of finance.