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The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning defending her budget at the ongoing Budget Expenditure Hearing before the Joint Legislative Ways, Means and Finance Committee.

Liberia Technical Assistance Mission support to the Development of an Implementation plan for PFM strategy for 2023-2026 two-day workshop at Mamba Point Hotel in pictures

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Profile of the Minister

BSKWebBOIMA S. KAMARA, Economist; MPhil Econs, MSc Applied Econs A goal driven Economist with outstanding managerial and technical skills. Humbly served in several capacities including former Minister of Finance and Development Planning of Liberia and Deputy Governor (DG) for Economic Policy at the Central Bank of Liberia, among others. He comes with institutional memory on the monetary and fiscal sectors of Liberia, the 15-member states of ECOWAS, the ECOWAS, and the AU, especially the work of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) given that he once served as Liberia’s Focal Person. As an individual driven by teamwork, succeeded in working with the IMF, World Bank, AfDB, and European Commission on several issues relating to economic governance and management including public financial management reforms such as open budget initiative, public procurement and civil service reforms, transparent budget execution, and debt sustainability. He was successful in bringing to closure Liberia's 3-year ECF Program with the IMF in November of 2017. Also, he worked closely with the IMF and World Bank on other major programs including the Staff Monitoring Program (SMP), Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), Extended Credit Facility (ECF), and the World Bank Country Diagnostics Study on Liberia. As Deputy Governor, he had oversight roles on banking supervision and regulation, financial market operations, and coordination of the IMF Article IV and Safeguards Assessments engagements with Liberia, research, financial markets, among others. Boima also served as International Consultant assigned to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) sub-Regional Office for West Africa based in Niamey, Niger and was a part of a team of consultants doing a feasibility study to understand the skills gap in the economic growth sector of Liberia.  For the last 8 months, he served as Health Financing Advisor to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Economics and Financing Program (HEP). He comes with strong skills in Policy, Program Development, and Implementation; Public Financial and Macroeconomic Management; Resource Mobilization, Capacity Building, among others.

He holds 2 master’s degrees: MPhil Economics with concentration in Health Economics, Monetary Economics, International Economics, and Advanced econometrics Theory and Practice from the University of Ghana, Legon and MSc. Applied Economics with a concentration in Financial Economics from Johns Hopkins University. He is also an Alumnus of African Economic Research Consortium’s Collaborative Master of Arts Program.

Boima is a devout Christian, married to Atty. Nadia Sartus Kamara and blessed with 5 children.


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