Guidelines for designing and monitoring social accountability interventions

Guidelines for designing and monitoring social accountability interventions

This document presents a set of principles and general guidelines for designing and monitoring social accountability processes, paying particular attention to the importance of context-specific Theories of Change (and therefore of context analysis).

The information gathered here mostly derives from real day-to-day experiences confronted in programming in the SONAP1 region, mirrored by learning from other relevant and recent large-scale programmes. It derived from a learning journey on social accountability in the SONAP region, led by the Regional Governance Advisor with support from the collaboration between IDS and the SDC Democratisation, Decentralisation and Local Governance Network (DDLGN) with colleagues and partners working in the SDC Governance domains in Tanzania and Mozambique. The findings of this process are set out in the learning journey report (Shankland et al. 2018).

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