The BSF is accountable to the BSF Steering Committee (SC). The SC is chaired by the Director of Foreign Aid Coordination from the Ministry of Finance. A representative of the Local Government Board acts as the Deputy Chair. Voting members include the GoSS sectoral Ministries of Health, Education, and Water, NGO (international and national) representatives, and DFID. The Joint Donor Office (JDO) (alongside USAID and the EC) also participate in the SC.
The SC has the responsibility for:
- Approving BSF operational procedures;
- Determining the geographical and sectoral priorities;
- Project approval; reviewing monitoring reports; and
- Prioritising and disseminating lessons learned.
For more information on responsibilities and roles, please see the terms of reference.
Steering Committee meetings are held every quarter and if needed special sessions are organised. To see when upcoming SC meetings are scheduled, please click here. For more information on the planned meetings, please see the agenda. Minutes of all SC meetings are available below.