Civil Society Campaigns Needed for IBP Case Studies!

BNDES picIBP is compiling a new set of case studies and we need your help! The case studies will capture the impact of civil society campaigns to influence government budget policy and implementation and improve the delivery of public services. If your organization has an undocumented campaign that you would like to see highlighted please submit an outline of the case to IBP ( by 10 August 2014.

Entries should be no more than 500 words (or one page) and meet the following criteria:

  • Capture a CSO’s efforts to influence government budget policy or practice, in an attempt to address specific service delivery issues.
  • Capture a CSO campaign that received a material response from government, whether it was positive or negative.
  • Capture a “success” story or a situation where the CSO was not able to achieve the intended change in government budget policy or practice.


On the Air! Uganda Debt Network Starts Community Radio Program

Homepage PhotoOn 14 July, the Uganda Debt Network launched a new community radio program that will serve as a platform for increased community participation in monitoring and evaluating government service delivery. The live interactive talk show will air on the first and last Saturday of each month on the Bunyoro Broadcasting Station.

New Special Issue of the Development Policy Review Journal

Development Policy ReviewWant to know more about urban governance and service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa? Then check out the new special issue of the Development Policy Review journal, published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)! These articles are available for free. Topics include the role of politics and international assistance in urban service delivery, decentralization in Senegal and South Africa, and strategies of subversion.

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