Public financial management and accountability

Building strong institutions for a healthy public sector

Strong public financial management systems are crucial to ensuring sound financing and management of public services and investments. Building on 30 years of global expertise in public financial management, Cowater International believes that strong public financial management and accountability systems are essential to the foundation of economic development, reducing inequalities and improving social service delivery for citizens.

Domestic revenue mobilization

Tax systems are levers for economic development and effective tools to reduce inequalities and improve citizen wellbeing. Cowater International has three decades of experience helping governments…

Financial sector supervision

We work with central banks to create strong, stable, and credible banking and financial systems. Our approach focuses on strengthening the regulation and supervision of banks…

Good governance, Ethics, accountability and combatting corruption

Corruption undermines the trust that exists between governments and citizens and is bad for business. Our experts work with public sector institutions to improve their capacity…

Justice and the rule of law

Cowater International supports good governance by building and strengthening public sector institutions, civil society and oversight actors to uphold the rule of law and ensure equal…

Public expenditure and macroeconomic management

Sound management of public expenditures enables the implementation of public programs that are result-driven, provide value for taxpayers’ money and are aligned with government priorities and…

Public sector audit

Oversight of the public sector is an important and often overlooked pillar of the public expenditure function. As independent public bodies responsible for monitoring the use…