Evidence Based Budget

Improving public services through smarter budgeting

SNG helped district governments conduct needs assessment to determine public services that communities in the districts really need, with a particular focus on the needs of women, girls and marginalized groups. The needs assessments form the basis of strategic plans whereby the district governments set out development priorities- where the budget needs to be targeted, the practical challenges and opportunities to address them in order to improve service delivery. SNG helped districts assess local communities’ public service needs, based on a simple, three-stages approach: