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Blog | December 6, 2016 | Duncan Edwards

It’s been a busy few months in Making All Voices Count. The programme’s strategic focus has shifted towards maximising opportunities for learning from the wide range of innovative projects and research the programme has supported....

Blog | December 20, 2016 | Melissa Mbugua

Innovation hubs are spaces where new ideas come to life. They embody new possibilities for development.

While many in the development field are watching to see how they fare as a new phenomenon in the 'global south...

Blog | January 4, 2017 | Pedro Prieto Martin

If the assumptions and plans you established for your project prove to be wrong... how do you know which are the right things to do?

And then, how do you make sure you do them right?

You...

Blog | January 17, 2017 | Preston Whitt

As part of a research project funded by Making All Voices Count, Results for Development’s governance team is exploring how technology innovation hubs in Africa are engaging with local policy-makers, and...

Blog | January 20, 2017 | Fletcher Tembo

In December 2016, Making All Voices Count director Dr Fletcher Tembo participated at the 'Civic Tech: The Tech...

Blog | January 26, 2017 | Ciana-Marie Pegus

This week, I was invited to speak on a panel at the UK Parliamentary launch of international faith-based organisation Tearfund’s MAVC-funded research - ...

Blog | February 7, 2017 | Joy Aceron and Francis Isaac

Whenever we talk of reform or transformation, we implicitly recognise the social wrongs and ills that we want to change for the better.

The question is, how does change for the better actually happen,...

Blog | February 20, 2017 | Karen Brock

In 2010, after two decades of civil society campaigning, Kenya adopted one of the most progressive constitutions in the world, including a commitment to wide-ranging economic and social rights. Yet systematic change in the conditions of...

Blog | February 22, 2017 | Gabriella Razzano

A few days ago, Gabriella Razzano from the Open Democracy Advice Centre in South Africa shared her thoughts and reflections on the Open Government Partnership and ODAC's project with Making All Voices Count.

At ODAC, we...

Blog | February 28, 2017 | Fajri Siregar & Larastri Kumaralalita

From mobile apps to SMS, new communication technologies are offering hope for improved public service and increased citizens’ participation in government decision-making in Indonesia. But there are still pitfalls...

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