The project aims to increase the effectiveness and usage of poverty-reduction programs by increasing the transparency of the associated budget lines and informing the citizens about them.
- Identification and mapping of the weak links between the budget lines and the poverty-reduction programs;
- Increasing citizens’ awareness of the programs for poverty reduction they can be eligible for;
- Increasing the awareness of the civil and research sector of the effectiveness of poverty-reduction programs’ implementation (budget expenditure).
Provider: USAID and Foundation Open Society Macedonia
Duration: 2013-2014 (10 months)
(1)Policy brief: “How to increase the effectiveness and utilization of the programs for poverty reduction?”
Response by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
Mini-interview for the national bi-lingual Alsat-M
Booklet: Mind the gaps between the budget lines and the programs of the National Strategy for Poverty Reduction MKD version – ALB version
Thematic web site: www.siromastija.mk