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Tools, platforms and mechanisms to support accountability to disaster-affected populations in the PhilippinesInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013, a number of national and local government tools, platforms and mechanisms were put in place to support the coordination of national government efforts to respond to the disaster. Many of these tools, platforms and mechanisms are web-based and accessible to the public.Document2016In this chapter, we clarify what is meant by public-private partnerships (PPPs), provide examples of both successful and less successful PPPs and describe some broad lessons. We see scope for PPPs that would reduce aspects of undernutrition. However, this optimism comes with significant caveats.Document
Do more empowered citizens make more accountable states? Power and legitimacy in legal empowerment initiatives in Kenya and South AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many marginalised groups face difficulties in accessing essential services, such as housing, health care and water – even though their rights to these services are enshrined in international and often in national laws.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The governance field is preoccupied with the question of how we can make democracy work better.Document
Building an ecosystem around data: using interactive radio for accountability to farmers in TanzaniaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017The Listening Post is an interactive radio series aimed at an audience of farmers. It combines specialised interactive radio broadcasts with Uliza, a tool created by FRI for gathering and analysing feedback and questions from audience members.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017The absence of feedback mechanisms through which rape victims can hold government accountable for the quality of post-rape service delivery informed the rationale for the intervention discussed in this report. The study aims to better understand the experiences of rape victims accessing governmental post-rape services in South Africa.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many technology innovation hubs are developing impactful, locally relevant civic tech solutions to pressing commercial and social issues.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Making All Voices Count is a programme that began with a clearly defined set of aims, a theory of change (ToC) and a structure centred on four linked components – innovation, scaling, research and evidence, and catalysing global action. In its first year, activities were carried out under each component.Document
Faith, empowerment, church and community mobilisation advocacy: insights from Tearfund’s partner in UgandaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Tearfund, a Christian faith-based international non-governmental organisation, has for 15 years supported local churches to mobilise communities through a process called Church and Community Mobilisation (CCM). The CCM advocacy pilot project in Uganda led to improvements in service delivery.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017In both Kenya and Uganda, the development data and information landscape has changed significantly over recent years. Officials, civil society and the private sector are stepping up efforts to harness existing and new data sources to support decision-making and accountability for sustainable development.