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    One step to a thousand miles: building accountability in Liberia

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Accountability Lab Liberia aims to build a new generation of active citizens and responsible leaders across the country.
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    More accountable and responsive governance: how do technologies help make it happen?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    The 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.
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    It matters who produces data: reflections on two citizen-generated data initiatives

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Development Initiatives (DI) and Development Research and Training (DRT) received a Making All Voices Count practitioner research and learning grant to examine the purpose, use and users of citizen-generated data in two case studies.
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    Engaging with local communities to prevent violence: what role for ICTs?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    This 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.
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    Bridging the gap: the role of churches in fostering local-level accountability

    Tearfund, 2017
    Faith-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.
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    Connecting the dots: the coordination challenge for the Open Government Partnership in South Africa

    Open Democracy Advice Centre, 2016
    The 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.
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    Open Democracy Advice Centre

    ODAC’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 rights
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    Learning for change in accountable governance programming

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Making 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.
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    The quest for citizen-led accountability: looking into the state

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    In citizen-led accountability initiatives, we understand much more about how citizens mobilise around accountability demands than we do about what leads state agents to respond to them. This report highlights some key themes that are important in exploring the state side of the accountability equation.
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    A tale of two consultations: online participatory practices in Brazil

    IT for Change, 2017
    When it comes to ICT-mediated governance participation in Brazil, Internet penetration still remains a major challenge, with only around half of homes having connectivity. Opportunities to influence public policy frameworks and government strategies through the Internet, or even through offline interaction, are limited.

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