Resource Mobilisation Planning

Resource mobilisation planning involves identifying what activities will be undertaken to mobilise the resources required to fund prioritised programmes and activities set out in strategic plans. Targets are set for revenue collection.

a) Government officials rigorously identify what resources need to be mobilised to fund planned programmes and activities.

b) A resource mobilisation plan is produced, which gives effect to resource mobilisation policies that identify tax and non-tax liabilities (including service charges/user fees).

c) An effective revenue collection communication strategy is developed, which provides a clear explanation of the link between payment of tax and non-tax liabilities (including service charges/user fees) and the realisation of prioritised needs.

d) Civil society groups obtain copies of draft resource mobilisation plans, assess the coherence of planned activities and engage with government officials to ensure sufficient funding resources are included in resource mobilisation plans to meet priority needs.

a) Government officials explain and justify planned activities to mobilise the resources necessary to implement strategic plans and engage with civil society groups, who assess these explanations and justifications and the plausibility of resource mobilisation plans and call for the re-prioritisation of planned activities and programmes where these are unlikely to meet priority needs; planned resource mobilisation activities are re-prioritised on the basis of evidence.

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