Kenya

Participation must be meaningful for successful extractive projects

Public participation should not be just a way of ticking a box Communities in Lamu are united in its fervent opposition to the proposed coal plant that is to be…

Invisible Citizens: How I was swindled out of my land by a powerful politician

 Our Open Extractives team was last week in Lamu County, where communities have been actively engaged in a fight against the establishment of a Coal Plant near the UNESCO Heritage…

New Money: Missed Opportunity?

Money makes the world go round, so the saying goes. It is certainly a measure of success, a means to freedom - of expression, of advancement, of growth. At its…

Dundori Data Fair: Global Goals for Local Impact

When communities have data, then action is possible – where solutions can be implemented directly by the community themselves, by the county government and by other organisations that may want…

Introducing Kobole: know how much you pay in taxes

The Open Institute is happy to release Kobole, an initiative borne out of a collaboration with the International Budget Partnership (Kenya), the National Taxpayers Association, Development Initiatives and Institute of Public…

WE CAN Leave No One Behind

As the world agreed on the Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015 - to end poverty in all its forms by 2030, it issued a clarion call to leave no…

WE CAN Leave No One Behind

As the world agreed on the Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015 - to end poverty in all its forms by 2030, it issued a clarion call to leave no…

WE CAN Leave No One Behind

As the world agreed on the Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015 - to end poverty in all its forms by 2030, it issued a clarion call to leave no…

Community Leaders Induction in Rurii Location

We commenced week two of Community Leaders Induction at Rurii location, Nakuru North sub-county. The momentum for the Induction process is established now. We are supporting this activities because we…

Day 2: Community Leaders Induction – Thayu location

Day two of our journey towards achieving an organised community for better citizen participation and engagement took us to Thayu Location which is part of Nakuru North sub-county. Thayu location…