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- DocumentKota Kita, 2016Decentralisation has provided the opportunity for the participatory model of development planning and budgeting to be applied in Indonesia. Within the participatory planning and budgeting context, known as Musrenbang (Musyawarah Perencanaan Pembangunan), Indonesia attempts to apply a top-down and bottom-up mechanism simultaneously.OrganisationNon-profit organisation based in the Indonesian city of Solo with expertise in urban planning and citizen participation in the design and development of cities.Document
What data do we want? Understanding demands for open data among civil society organisations in South AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many governments, international agencies and civil society organisations (CSOs) support and promote open data. Most open government data initiatives have focused on supply – creating portals and publishing information. But much less attention has been given to demand – understanding data needs and nurturing engagement.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Accountability Lab Liberia aims to build a new generation of active citizens and responsible leaders across the country.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017The change that Making All Voices Count wants to see is more responsive, accountable governance. The programme has contributed to this change by supporting tech-enabled initiatives which amplify citizen voice and nurture government responsiveness, and by building understanding of when and how the technologies help create and support change.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016This paper is a summary of research from the Action Support Centre and Coventry University which reflects on how ICTs fit in with the relationship-building that is essential in initiatives to prevent violent conflict.DocumentTearfund, 2017Faith-based organisations in many contexts have an important role in mobilising citizens to engage with local government actors on accountability issues. International NGO Tearfund supports partner churches to work on advocacy with local government through its church and community mobilisation process.DocumentOpen Democracy Advice Centre, 2016The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multilateral initiative which aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. For South Africa, one of OGP’s founding countries, membership presents a real opportunity to advance open government.OrganisationODAC’s promotes open and transparent democracy; foster a culture of corporate and government accountability; and assist people in South Africa to be able to realise their human rightsDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016Making All Voices Count makes grants to support innovations and technologies that have the potential to transform governance, and supports research about what works in accountable governance, and why.This paper provides an introduction to some of the different kinds of learning that are important in implementing and monitoring accountable governance programmes.