The Partnership for Transparency (PTF) family has over 15 years of experience supporting citizen-led good governance programming around the world. We seek to document lessons learned and share the knowledge to advance the global fight against corruption in every action we take.
A select number of resources particularly relevant to the African context are included below. Visit ptfund.org to see the full suite of books, reports, case studies and working papers.
PTF Case Studies showcase how civil society organizations (CSOs) have taken action to counter corruption and failures in public service delivery. Each shares interesting experiences in the field of social accountability work to demonstrate interventions that have produced definite impacts for citizens and their communities. Read more…
Reducing Corruption in Local Revenue Collection in Ghana
Community Monitoring and Participatory Budgeting in 10 Schools in Ghana
Improving Governance Through Participatory Budgeting and Community Monitoring in Cameroon
Improving Transparency and Accountability in Public Procurement in Cross River State, Nigeria
Strengthening Civil Society and Public Authorities to Promote Transparency and Accountability in Uganda
PTF’s Working Paper Series connects theory and practice, providing a set of possible solutions or entry points to an array of challenges frequently faced by CSOs.
Strategies for Empowering Communities to Demand Good Governance and Seek Increased Effectiveness of Public Service Delivery
CSOs fighting for Integrity: Increasing the Capacity of CSOs to Help Citizens Raise Funds, Measure and Communicate Results
Learning from the many projects we support is central to our mission. The following insights are were written by expert PTF Advisers as “lessons learned” articles.
The Pains and Rewards of Constructive Engagement: Lessons Learned from a PTF-Supported Project in Cameroon
The Role of Women in Anti-Corruption Interventions: Lessons Learned from Two PTF-Supported Projects
Student Anti-Corruption Training by NGOs in Cameroon: Successful Examples
Strengthening Understanding of How Civil Society Contributes to Curbing Corruption
Champions Can Be Essential to Project Success: Example Cameroon Education Projects
Civil Society & Development: Global Trends, Implications and Recommendations for Stakeholders in the 2030 Agenda
A team of PTF experts have analyzed several global trends concerning civil society’s role in development and their implications for various stakeholders in this report to build a better understanding of modalities for CSO engagement in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Engaging Citizens in Health Service Delivery
Engaging Citizens in Health Service Delivery summarizes the current findings on citizen engagement instruments and examines whether these interventions have contributed to enhanced health practices and ultimately on improved health outcomes.