This visual summary explains the main messages of 'Rethinking social accountability in Africa: lessons from the Mwananchi Programme', a major new report exploring what works for creating better outcomes for poor people by helping them hold their governments to account.
Despite economic progress in Africa, rising inequality is slowing the rate at which growth delivers better services to poor people. After millions of dollars of donor investment, ordinary citizens across the continent are still missing opportunities to hold their governments to account in a consistent and meaningful way.
What's going wrong? And what can be done to change it?