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Connecting citizens to their governments: lessons from ICT-based governance initiatives in IndonesiaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017In recent years, Indonesia has seen significant growth in the number of initiatives that aim to tackle governance challenges through information and communications technologies (ICTs).Document
The techno-centric gaze: incorporating citizen participation technologies into participatory governance processes in the PhilippinesInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017In recent years, government and civil society organisations have increasingly deployed digital tools in their efforts to increase the participation of citizens in various aspects of governance.Document
Tech for governance programmes in Kenya: what is left of the conducive tech environment, and where to next?Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017Making All Voices Count has been a grant-making programme supporting tech for accountable governance initiatives, which in this report are defined as “projects, programmes and campaigns which use information and communications technologies (ICTs) in initiatives intended to increase transparency and improve government accountability to citizens”.DocumentHuman Development Innovation Fund, 2017Recognising both the risk and the opportunity that digital technology presents for development, individuals, development organisations and donors began exploring how best to surface and spread best practice in the use of information and communication technology (ICT) tools.Document
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.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.Document
Giving voice to clients of post-rape services: building and piloting a feedback mechanism in TshwaneInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This practice paper reflects on the development of an appropriate and confidential feedback mechanism for users of post-rape services at Thuthuzela Care Centres / Rape Crisis Centres in Tshwane, South Africa.