Strengthening Collaboration Between Civil Society Organisation and the State in Ghana – Indicator Tracking and Strengthening
Twende Mbele, CLEAR-AA and GMEF, through the process mentioned above, identified a consistent challenge in tracking performance monitoring indicators within the Sanitation sector in Ghana. The challenge lies in the inability of the state to tap into existing sources of evidence generation where administrative data or census figures are lacking in the sector. This constraint may be attributed to government systems lacking effective mechanisms for fostering relationships with a broader set of stakeholders, such as universities, the private sector, VOPEs and civil society.
The project explored the opportunities for the use of CSO generated evidence to increase the capacity of government to monitor the Sanitation sector in Ghana through the strengthening and widening of performance indicators. The following working paper offers insight into the methods, tools and processes required to foster collaboration betwee