Data and Development: Problems, pathways & power. Comments on the World Development Report for 2021

Comments on the World Development Report for 2021: “Data for Better Lives” by Alan Hudson & Jorge Florez.  At Global Integrity, our focus is on supporting governance reformers and change agents around the world as they seek to address corruption and improve the use of public resources. Our strategy is based on the fact that…

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Africa Integrity Indicators: New data, a new round, and transitioning to Africa!

We are pleased to announce that we have completed the 8th round of the Africa Integrity Indicators (AII) project. The full dataset is available on our AII site for you to explore and download (in Excel and CSV format). The Africa Integrity Indicators project is an annual data collection exercise—undertaken in partnership with the Mo…

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Outside In: International perspectives on governance challenges in the USA

Governance matters. The norms and rules that shape social relationships, including those between people and their governments, and the extent to which those rules are broadly accepted and followed within a society, play an important role in determining the prospects for social well-being, whether that is measured in terms of economic growth, social justice, access…

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Account4COVID Webinar Summary: Reflections of an online conversation with some of Africa’s frontline civic actors

Background/context With the outbreak of Covid-19, many governments’ health and basic service delivery systems have already been placed under considerable strain and across Africa, fragile health and economic systems are likely to face further planning and budgeting challenges now and in the aftermath of the pandemic. As a result, international financial institutions, private foundations, and…

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