provided in Volume III: Preparing the PEFA Report . In addition, excel spreadsheets for calculation of PI-1, 2 and 3 are available on Responses to frequently asked questions about the application of the PEFA framework can also be found on the PEFA website at under User guidance.

Depending on the scope of work and the resources and time available, the assessment team should seek to obtain information on the causes of the good and poor performance identified in the analysis of the indicators and dimensions. Where it is not possible to do so, or the reasons for the poor performance are beyond the scope or resources of the assessment, the assessment team should provide guidance on the further analysis that would be required to identify the causes of the poor performance.

5.3 Field work exit presentation: initial findings and data gaps

It is the usual practice for the assessment team to make a presentation to the oversight team and senior government officials on the initial draft findings of the field work and data analysis at the conclusion of the field work (and sometimes half-way through the mission). This presentation provides an opportunity to highlight any information or data gaps and to develop a plan and timeline for capturing and forwarding needed information to the assessment team.

Phase Two: Field Work