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Multi-stakeholder engagement

24

Sep

Case studies from the Governance and Transparency Fund programme

This compendium of case studies has been developed to give in depth insight into some experiences as well as share lessons from implementing the Governance and Transparency Fund programme, implemented by  WaterAid, in collaboration with the Freshwater Action Network, and funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development. The cases cover a broad range of issues including the use of media, public expenditure monitoring or addressing corruption.

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24

Sep

Governance and Transparency Fund programme

This series of handbooks focusses on the challenges of creating strong community-based organisations, power analysis, the role of networks in delivering better governance, how to engage successfully with stakeholders and how to improve governance and make it sustainable. The handbooks are available in English, French and Spanish.

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19

Aug

Partnerships for Pro-Poor Policy Change in Africa

Between 2011 and 2015, the Southern Africa Trust supported innovative collaborations between research institutions, advocacy organisations and media outlets towards influencing the development and implementation of public policy in Africa. Led by the Trust’s partner organisations in six countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Malawi and Ghana), the initiative interrogated whether and how such a “model” of partnership could enhance the effectiveness of policy advocacy towards improved social accountability across the continent. In a newly released learning report, Partnerships for …

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30

Jul

Accountability at the Local Level in Fragile Contexts: Nepal Case Study

This research focuses on the relationship between the state and its citizens and on the accountability mechanisms operating on the supply side and demand side of that relationship...

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26

Jul

Inclusive Governance: Transforming Livelihood Security: Experiences from CARE Bangladesh

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the fransformative potential of inclusive local governance in generating more secure livelihoods and coping strategies of extreme poor people. The research presented in this paper tests the implicit assumption that inclusive governance, which leads to more equitable access to resources and services, also contributes to tangible improvements in the livelihood security of chronically poor people. It concludes by arguing that for Donor and Government strategies to have a real impact on poverty …

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How Can I Contribute to the Knowledge Platform

You may contribute to the Knowledge Platform in many different ways: you can send and disseminate your social accountability materials (toolkits, reports, videos, etc.) in the knowledge repository; you can contact, interact and collaborate with other peers and join a global community of social accountability practitioners; you can participate in the different learning and knowledge exchange activities of the GPSA KP such as online courses, thematic forums, webinars and blogs; and you can develop a partnership with the GPSA KP to implement collaborative knowledge activities.

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