Ludovick Shirima

Ludovick Shirima Member

Last update: Apr 14, 2022 Last update: 14 Apr, 2022


Citizenship: Tanzania
Languages: English, French, Creole, Swahili
Highest Degree: Ph.D
Experience: 24 years
Sectors: Macro-Econ. & Public Finance, Poverty Reduction, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building, Science & Innovation, Grants & Grant Schemes, Audit, Decentralization & Local Development Macro-Econ. & Public Finance, Poverty Reduction, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building, Science & Innovation, Grants & Grant Schemes, Audit, Decentralization & Local Development
Gender: Male
Address: Msasani, Tanzania
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Development Economist for developing countries for over 20 years, with over 5 years intimate understanding of the professional experience in Development Assistance in accordance to the EU/EDF, World Bank and IFM (“Bretton Woods Institutions”), USAID, AusAID, NzAID, DFID, ADB and AfDBProject Approach specifically: 

Public Finance Management (PFM) Advisor; Advisor on Fiscal Decentralization, Local and National Revenue Mobilization SpecialistSupporeted governments in central and local taxes reform, property tax reform, intergovernmental fiscal relations, ODA incorporation on budgets,equalization formula design and tax sharing scheme expert Central government revenue enhancement strategist, design and reform of the Income Tax, V.A.T system, Customs and Excise restructuring in all these tasks consideration of introducing and strengthen the application of revenue automation systems and ICT interface formed major part of the reform 

Legislative Drafting Specialist: Provide support on drafting, amending or updating various legislations including, tax laws, procurement, fiscal and financial regulations, organic budget law and public finance acts; 

Capacity Needs Assessment and Training Needs Assessment (TNA) Specialist; Organizational and institutional reform expert, Capacity Building Programme Design and delivery module Expert, Planning and Aid Coordination Expert in Accordance to EDF Rules, Project Management and Foreign Aid Coordination; Training Modules Development Expert

Government revenue and expenditure review (PER) i.e. and MTEF implementation specialist. PFM activities assessment based on the PEFA Framework; Supported various governments in implementing Multi-Year Fiscal Planning, Recurrent and Development Budget Review, Accounting, Internal and External Auditing, Planning, Budgeting support, Procurement Specialist in Accordance with WB and EDF Rules and Project Approach, Advisor on Public Procurement and Private-Public-Partnership (PPP); 

Design and implementation support of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers for HIPC Initiative; Poverty Monitoring and Evaluation Systems design for poverty reduction strategies (PRSs); and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Accordance with UNDP, WB and EDF Rules and Procedures; 

Fiscal and Financial Decentralization Advisor; Local governance expert on devolution design, local level planning, budgeting and implementation support; Organizational and institutional reform advisor responsible for evaluation of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, specific units in terms of manpower, fiscal, physical needs and technical requirements; 

Social Economic Impact Assessment Specialist of war and internal conflicts, government programs evaluation and economic policy evaluation.