Social Accountability Practitioners from SADC countries set for Dar meet

Social Accountability practitioners from Southern Africa will meet in Dar es Salaam this week to share information and to dialogue on the best ways to monitor public resources for the interest of communities in the region and to learn from one another on different ways of advocating for changes that lead to improved service delivery to the people.

About 150 practitioners from Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa will also be dicsussing the conceptual framework underpinning Social Accountability Monitoring (SAM) work and the viability of establishing a community of practice for continued future sharing of lessons.

Convened by Policy Forum, Forum Syd, the PSAM, Action Aid-Tanzania and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, the August 27-29 forum also aims at sharing monitoring, evaluation and lesson-learning approaches being used that are best suited to SAM work.

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