Accountability Technologies

Accountability Technologies
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This handbook is a guide on how civil society organizations in West Africa can leverage on technologies to ensure government transparency and accountability. It is comprised of case studies of nine civil society organizations using technologies to promote government accountability in Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The author also uses the response from a survey of 23 civil society organization working in 12 countries in West Africa to put up guides and best practices that are included in this book.The book highlighted the metamorphosis of organizations like Odekro, Accountability Lab, Procurement Monitor, PenplusBytes, BudgIT, Network Movement for Democracy and Human Right, Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia and Connected Development (CODE). It further examines the role of technology in these civil society organizations as a pillar for the Open Government Partnership and Democracy in the region.
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Babayemi, Oludotun. 2018. Accountability Technologies. dotunbabayemi.com Creative Commons Attribution CC BY-SA 4.0
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Author: Oludotun Babayemi

I work on for profit or not - for - profit projects as a Project Planner, Grant Writer and Information Manager.11 years ago, I started Cloneshouse Nigeria, 10 years ago, I started Follow The Money, with a Colleague in 2012, a citizen-led movement that promotes social accountability in rural communities, which a year after, got registered legally as Connected Development [CODE]. In the past 7 years, I have evaluated projects on Water, Power, Education, Health, Disaster Risk in Nigeria, and West Africa countries with the United Nations and the Japan International Corporation Agency. Education and Fellowships include Stanford University, USA; Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria; School of Data, Open Knowledge International, UK; USAID - Crisismappers. I Tweet @dotunbabayemi and am an email away at oludotunbabayemi@gmail.com