• Service: Advisory
  • Type: KPMG information
  • Date: 3/12/2013

Citizen voice and state accountability: towards theories of change that embrace contextual dynamics 

ODI working paper providing a critical analysis of a series of citizen voice and accountability cases from the Mwananchi programme.

Development practice is increasingly being pushed to achieve results as well as to explain clearly ‘what works or does not work and under what circumstances’ on the path to achieving such results. Therefore, while putting an ‘unremitting focus on results’, as Andrew Mitchell says, development practitioners are now also investing increasingly in understanding the factors that shape results, positive or otherwise.