Strengthening Democracy & Governance

Strong citizen participation and engagement in government processes, remains the most effective strategy for ensuring accountability and transparency of the state actions. Our actions is on both demand and supply side of devolution and our focus is on strengthening citizens’ capacity, roles and responsibility in understanding how governance interacts with politics and affects the rule of law and development. We work on strengthening governance including, engagement in policy formulation, capacity building of communities, state officers and elected leadership on supremacy of the law, separation of powers, participation in decision making and adherence to standards where everyone is equalWe work with citizens to sensitize them on devolution, skills development for monitoring and oversight of devolved services and participation in policy development and formulation. On the supply side, we engage with duty bearers on the development of legal frameworks for effective service delivery, capacity building and strengthening monitoring implementation of devolution.