SYMPOSIUM – BICC, Lilongwe. The 2021 PFM research symposium provided a platform for sharing research findings on best practices, alternative and viable policy options on PFM with the aim of influencing policy decision making in the country.
The Consortium of ECAMA, Oxfam in Malawi and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), organized a Public Finance Management (PFM) Research Symposium on 30th November 2021 at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC), under the theme ‘Improved Decision Making in PFM, Enabled by Evidence-Based Research and Sharing of Best Fit Models’ with support from the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Malawi.
Discussions at the Symposium were done under four sub themes, namely, Strategic Budget Planning, Budget Control and Evaluation, Procurement Management and Effective Scrutiny and Audit.
Welcoming remarks by ECAMA President, Mrs Lauryn Nyasulu.
Statement by Oxfam Country Director, Ms Lingalireni Mihowa.
Keynote Address by Dr Ellias Ngalande
Official opening by the Guest of Honour, Mr. Heatherwick Njati, Secretary of Administration in the Ministry of Finance.
Presentation 2: Associated Factors Influencing High Public Debt in Malawi.
The Nation, December 15, 2021: PFM Act review needs related reforms—expert