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East Timor's Rising Budget for ‘Public Transfers’

Written by Mong Palatino On 26 January 2014 @ 4:08 am | No Comments

In Development, East Asia, Economics & Business, English, Governance, Quick Reads, Timor-Leste

The La’o Hamutuk NGO is concerned that the East Timor government is alloting more funds for so-called ‘public transfers’ [1] which lacks transparent mechanisms:

In recent years, Timor-Leste has spent about 20% of its state budget on “Public Transfers” – payments of money to individuals or institutions which are not controlled by contracts, tenders or other procurement processes and which often leave no paper trail.

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[1] ‘public transfers’: http://laohamutuk.blogspot.com/2014/01/handing-out-cash.html

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