Project Updates

    Ghana TREE project
    Damage assessments are ongoing in Beira
    ESAPII
    Damage still present after hurricane Irma
    Burundi

IGC survey on local government taxation capacity

07 May - By Peter Jongkind
This week we received the IGC report ‘Survey of local government taxation capacity, 2017’( S-33417-GHA-1) in Ghana. The report describes a comprehensive set of statistics on revenue mobilization…
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Supporting recovery and reconstruction in Beira after Cyclone Idai

24 Apr - By Susan Paardekam
Cyclone Idai caused massive destruction and displacement in and around Beira. The houses of half a million people were partially or completely destroyed, at least 110,000 people are staying in camps…
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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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