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Thinking and Acting Politically – Supporting citizen engagement in governance: The experience of the State Accountability and Voice Initiative in Nigeria

Authors: Helen Derbyshire and Wilf Mwamba Published by: Department for International Development (DFID) Date: October 2013 This paper has been written to share some of the working methods, lessons and insights emerging from the State Accountability and Voice Initiative’s (SAVI) experience and to contribute to debates on effective governance programming within DFID. It shows to what extent SAVI, building on lessons learned in programmes funded by DFID Nigeria over the past decade, is succeeding in supporting more responsive state governance, …

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The Super Duper impact planning guide

Author: Albert Van Zyl Published by: The International Budget Partnership (IBP) Date: 2011 In this guide, organizations are taken step-by-step through a process for developing an impact plan that represents the sequence of changes that they hope to contribute to through their work. Read more

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Enhancing community accountability, empowerment and education outcomes in low and middle-income countries: A realist review

Authors: Gill Westhorp, Bill Walker, Patricia Rogers, Nathan Overbeeke, Daniel Ball and Graham Brice Published by: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London Date: May 2014 This review extracts the circumstances under which enhancing community accountability and empowerment improves education outcomes. To answer this question, this review examines literature focusing on low and middle-income countries (LMIC); primary-school education; a focus on girls and on marginalized populations, because they are frequently disadvantaged in relation to education; public …

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Picking Partners and Allies that Bolster your Social Accountability Efforts

Series: Are We Ready for Strategic Social Accountability? Authors: Florencia Guerzovich and Maria Poli Published by: The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Date: August 2014 This is the fourth note in a six-part series discussing whether the social accountability field is already primed with the knowledge and capabilities to design, implement, fund, and learn from strategic interventions. Where implementing change relies on action being taken by many diverse actors, coalitions and partnerships are crucial to achieving impact. This note …

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