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Timor-Leste Governance for Development Program Completion Report

Summary of publication

The Governance for Development (GfD) Program was an eight-year, AUD72 million program, implemented by Cardno Emerging Markets. The program ran from mid-2014 until 30 June 2021, with a one-year $7.6 million transition phase extending the program until 30 June 2022. GfD worked towards achieving a stable and prosperous Timor-Leste by means of economic development and better service delivery.

GfD helped Timor-Leste government agencies to develop good policy and improve government systems. It also helped civil society engage with government decision making. The program worked in a range of areas, including public financial management, economic policy, enabling business and investment, public service administration, law reform and financial services.

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