citizens participating in initiatives that resulted in positive state-society engagement in 2016

Fact Sheet

Guidelines on Public Participation in EIA in the Mekong Region

March 27, 2017
The Guidelines on Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the Mekong Region have been developed to address the shared concern for increasing meaningful public participation...

Sajhedari Bikaas: Integrated development case study

December 12, 2016
This case study, one in a series, focuses on Pact’s Sajhedari Bikaas project in Nepal, which aims to strengthen citizen-government interaction and help communities direct their own...

Rethinking democracy, rights & governance programming in Zimbabwe

February 1, 2016
This research paper discusses the integrated approach as a strategic model for democracy, rights and governance strengthening in Zimbabwe. Topics covered include: Defining and explaining an...

Implementing the local governance barometer in South Sudan

October 16, 2015
Two years since independence, South Sudan continues to work to strengthen their national and local government processes and systems. To ensure better management of the process of good governance...
Fact Sheet

Mines to Markets

October 5, 2015
For more than a decade, Pact has been helping resource-dependent communities to gain lasting benefits from the more sustainable use of the natural resources around them. Mines to Markets...

Unconflicted: Conflict-free mining in the DRC, Rwanda and Burundi

July 15, 2015
Throughout Africa’s Great Lakes region, the international community has closely watched, and regulated, the extraction and sale of conflict minerals – tin, tungsten tantalum (3Ts) and gold – in the...

Applied Political Economy Analysis: A Tool for Analyzing Local Systems

September 1, 2014
A practical guide to Pact's Applied Political Economy Analysis tool for practitioners and development professionals.  
Fact Sheet

Political and social accountability in governance

October 31, 2013
Pact's governance work aims to facilitate positive state-society interaction. Political and social accountability is at the core of the relationship between citizens and their government. ...
Fact Sheet

Rule of law

October 31, 2013
In many emerging democracies, the formal or state system of justice is not fully functioning and/or the informal or traditional justice system still prevails in rural areas. Rule of Law...