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Project Title:
Fiscal Performance Improvement Support Project
Grant Amount:
$100 million (ARTF grant: $75 million; IDA grant: $25 million)
Approval Date:
December 19, 2017
Closing Date:
December 28, 2022

Project Objective:

The objective of the Fiscal Performance Improvement Support Project (FSP) for Afghanistan is to contribute to the improvement of domestic revenue mobilization and public expenditures management, and of reinforcing a performance oriented management culture in the Ministry of Finance. 

Program Summary

The Fiscal Performance Improvement Support Project (FSP) is designed to improve management of public finances in Afghanistan by strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Finance (MoF), National Procurement Authority (NPA), and Supreme Audit Office. It supports the implementation of the Afghanistan Fiscal Performance Improvement Plan (FPIP) through recipient-executed investment financing. The project aims to improve domestic revenue mobilization and public expenditure management, and to reinforce a performance-oriented management culture in MoF. FSP provides strategic support at a critical moment in Afghanistan’s development. Improved public financial management and revenue generation is central to the government’s self-sufficiency agenda.

The project is co-financed with $25 million IDA grant.


EXPECTED RESULTS:

  1. Improved development budget execution rate
  2. Increased domestic revenue as a percentage of GDP
  3. Increased compliance with audit recommendations 
  4. Improvement in core institutional capacity, represented by a reduction in the number of long-term technical assistants.
Fiscal Performance Improvement Support Project
Afghanistan FSP Project