A Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF) is a multi-year public expenditure planning exercise that is used to set out the future budget requirements for existing services, and to assess the resource implications of future policy changes and any new programmes. This paper describes the role and value of an MTEF, and how it links with other initiatives such as sector wide approaches (SWAps), Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) and the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (HIPC).
Pearson, M. Assignment Report: Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEFs): An Introduction. Health Systems Resource Centre, UK (2002) 4 pp.
Assignment Report: Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEFs): An Introduction