Democratizing the Budget: Fundar's budget analysis and advocacy initiatives in Mexico

This paper (available in English or in Spanish as a summary) looks at the budget work done by the International Budget Partnership partner Fundar. It is based on interviews conducted over a two-week period with Fundar’s staff and civil society organizations in Chiapas, Mexico City, and Oaxaca, complemented by in-depth interviews with senior officials in the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Health. Extensive use was made of documentation and budget data collected by Fundar.