Africa Research Workshop UNU-Merit/MGSoG Maastricht, 21 October 2011 Public Accountability in Development Renée Speijcken Maastricht Graduate School of Governance/UNU-Merit Maastricht University [email protected] Why is public accountability important for development ?.
Does, and if so, to what extent and under what conditions, NIMDs ‘CMD-approach’ assist political parties in their key roles between citizens and state, to enhance public accountability?
Theory Based Evaluation (TBE) approach:
Key Preliminary Findings on basis of assessment of NIMD intervention theory and Kenya case study (2003-2009):
Main contribution of NIMD seems to be
Main preliminary causes for limited results identified:
Focus on: mechanisms (accountability, relational, cognitive, environmental)
Examples of training courses: