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Pakistan: Holding the Government Accountable

05 February 2014 | access-to-info, asia pacific, election, political accountability, scorecard, transparency

For the first time since its independence in 1947, Pakistan saw its first ever peaceful transition from one democratically elected government to another in 2013.  While this was a remarkable success...

Blogpost l A great way to evaluate governance reforms

27 August 2013 | blogpost, developing nations, governance reforms, measure progress, scorecard

Taryn Vian and William Bicknell from Boston University recently published and article called Good Governance and Budget Reform in Lesotho Public Hospitals: Performance, Root Causes, and Reality (Pre...

Kenya l Citizen Feedback Drives Performance Improvements in Kenya’s Water and Sanitation Services

09 November 2012 | africa, citizen report cards, kenya, sanitation, scorecard, social accountability, water

With support from the World Bank and the Water and Sanitation Program, the government of Kenya is working to address water shortages. The Kenya Water and Sanitation Services Improvement Project (...

Nigeria: Governors’ Score Card: Akpabio, Amaechi, Fashola are the outstanding governors

08 June 2012 | citizen monitoring, local governance, press coverage, scorecard

With the little expectation from the local government administrations, and a seeming far-away Federal Government, the bulk of expectations from the people fall on the 36 state governors of the...

New benchmarking tool helps universities grade themselves | Voices & Views: Middle East & North Africa

09 March 2012 | benchmarking, data collection, education, initiative, scorecard, world bank

Arab World Higher Education Ministers have endorsed a screening card tool to benchmark university governance across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Developed by a higher education program at...