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Esap3 contract signed!

23 Apr - By Robert Meerman
On the 5th of April 2019, VNG International signed a contract with the World Bank for the third phase of the Ethiopia Social Accountability Program (ESAP). It is since 2011 that VNG International is…
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My first monitoring mission to St Maarten

11 Apr - By Elger Vermeer
Two weeks ago, the end of March, I visited the island of St Maarten for the very first time. Hurricane Irma struck St Maarten (as well as Saba and St Eustatius) in 2017. Irma caused tremendous…
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Visibility event, “Journée de la Commune” (day of the municipalities), in Burundi

11 Apr - By Lotte Nienhuis
In the last week of March, I was in Burundi for an important visibility event. The association of municipalities in Burundi (ABELO) organised the yearly “Journée de la Commune” (day of the…
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The MAGICal rollercoaster

11 Apr - By Myrte van der Spek
Last week, April 1st, I visited our office in Yangon, Myanmar. We just went through some turbulent times with one partner in the MAGIC programme. This is a short story about surprising changes on a…
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Enabling county governments for activity implementation

04 Apr - By Wessel Kremer
During previous activities local government staff have been taught various skills which they can apply during their jobs. However, due to the lack of financial resources it is extremely challenging…
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