Citizen Action Platform (CAP)
Deploying technology to strengthen transparency and accountability is at the core of a program now being designed by PTF for pilot testing in East Africa
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A review “Citizens Against Corruption” rolled in at #10 on the World Bank’s list of Top Ten Blog Posts by Readership in 2013. Click here to read the blog written by Duncan Green, head of Research at Oxfam Great Britain and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies. “The PTF fits the model of how to […]
Freedom Observatory, an independent, non-partisan think tank featuring international relations and political analysis, interviewed PTF Vice-Chair Frank Vogl on corruption and the work of the Partnership for Transparency Fund in their first ever podcast. “By mobilizing the very poor… organizing them and getting them to demand their rights on a consistent basis, we have found that […]
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Corruption affects everyone, but women in developing countries often suffer the most. All too often, women are the victims of extortion and corruption by low-level public officials when it comes to the provision of public services. In many societies women do not enjoy the same rights and privileges as men, reducing their ability to […]
The Pains and Rewards of Constructive Engagement: Lessons Learned from a PTF-Supported Project in Cameroon
By Pietronella van den Oever It is impossible not to come away with a big smile after meeting Asah Azefor and Beltus Atunsiri. Asah is the leader and Beltus is his deputy of a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in the south-west Region of Cameroon, called ASYOUSED (Assembly of Youths for a Sustainable Environment and Development). […]
By Vinay Bhargava, Chief Technical Adviser, Partnership for Transparency Fund Poor women in thousands of towns and villages of developing countries are routinely cheated out of basic benefits to which they are entitled under government programs – not because of too few resources, too little motivation, or too much pride – but because of […]