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Blog | October 12, 2015 | Jen Williams

Over the past twelve months WaterAid, Itad and IRC carried out research to better understand why some ICT initiatives improving water supply in rural areas succeed, where others don’t.

In the fourth and final blog of this ...

Blog | October 15, 2015 | Nyambura Salome

As part of Making All Voices Count’s new research series, When Does the State Listen?, Dr. Nyambura Salome has been looking at whether Kenya’s new e-government platforms have increased citizen engagement with the state.

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Blog | October 26, 2015 | Carol Morgan

This week, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) holds its global summit in Mexico.

National governments and representatives from civil society, NGOs, media and research organisations will meet...

Blog | October 28, 2015 | Carol Morgan

Yesterday’s Open Government Partnership (OGP) Civil Society Day was a mix (and occasional melee) of people and ideas. Small groups argued over issues from the value of hacking to tackle...

Blog | October 30, 2015 | Carol Morgan

Today more than 2500 people from across the world will get on planes and trains back home after coming to Mexico for three days of discussions on open government.

Conferences like these can be tedious (which it was at times)...

Blog | December 4, 2015 | Aalia Cassim

As part of Making All Voices Count’s research project When Does the State Listen? Aalia Cassim looks at the drivers of change in South Africa’s social welfare system since 1997, and identifies lessons about government champions, systemic...

Blog | December 18, 2015 | Nicoline van der Torre

Earlier this year, as part of our joint workshop with the Transparency & Accountability Initiative and the GPSA, Rosemary McGee ...

Blog | March 8, 2016 | Duncan Edwards

International Women’s Day feels like a good time to reflect on whether we are considering carefully enough who is engaged in shaping of developing visions of open government...

At the OGP Summit in Mexico in October 2015, I...

Blog | March 8, 2016 | Brian Paul Mnyampi

Last month, Brian Paul Mnyampi and Sanne van den Berg went to meet community radio station Radio Kwizera in Ngara, in the far North West of Tanzania.

The small town boasts a population of only 10,000 people – but...

Blog | March 16, 2016 | Varyanne Sika

Recently, we joined more than 100 people from counties across Kenya to discuss how to strengthen the County Budget Economic Forums.

These forums have been set up to support public involvement in deciding how county...

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