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.