R4D Governance

Governance

R4D’s Governance Program believes that the key to improving the efficiency and quality of public spending and services, and thus people’s access to basic rights, is to strengthen citizens’ ability to hold their government accountable. R4D’s work to enhance accountability is based on two main approaches: strengthening civil society's capacity to undertake social accountability work and strengthening independent research organizations (think tanks) to undertake policy research and advocate for better governance. Read More...

Featured Governance Programs

The Transparency for Development project is designed to investigate the questions of whether well-designed transparency and accountability interventions improve health outcomes and under what conditions. The overriding goal is to generate actionable evidence for practitioners, researchers, and other stakeholders working to improve health,
R4D is currently leading work to strengthen think tanks in research, policy engagement, communications, management and context.  Our projects provide technical support and resources to organizations to build their capacity, make better decisions regarding their research agenda, and learn how best to operate in a complex environment.   Our Think

Governance Projects

Results for Development is the secretariat of the Governance Data Alliance, an initiative that encourages greater coordination among producers of governance data,...
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The Social Accountability Atlas aims to improve development outcomes by driving an increase in the quantity and effectiveness of civil society-led SAc work. The Atlas...
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The Transparency for Development project is designed to investigate the questions of whether well-designed transparency and accountability interventions improve health...
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The Think Tank Policy Engagement and Communications program aims to strengthen think tanks’ policy engagement and communications capacity by providing think tanks with...
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The Linking Think Tank Performance, Decisions, and Context project aims to explore the strategic behavior of think tanks in response to the political, economic and...
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At the London Family Planning Summit of 2012, governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, service providers, private sector companies and non-governmental...
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R4D Expert Ray Struyk has developed a more informed, compelling and updated guide to strong think tank management practices with concrete and actionable best practices...
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Jointly led by Results for Development Institute (R4D) and the Bandung Institute of Governance Studies (BIGS) the three-year Building Bridges Project develops Southeast...
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Since its inception in 2006, the Transparency and Accountability Program (TAP) has strengthened the capacity of independent monitoring organizations (IMOs) in low- and...
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The Strengthening Institutions Program, a joint program of the Global Development Network and R4D, aims to strengthen policy debates around public expenditure issues in...
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