Monitoring Government


An important requirement for business associations is to monitor government to see what they are doing and what they are planning to do. Some organisations seek to monitor government on a systematic basis. One organisation doing this is Odekro in Ghana.

In Kenya, there are a number of initiatives to track the Governmental process:

Tracking municipal and local performance

Often the US is the place to look to find laboratories testing new ideas. Erik Pages tracks some of the more interesting examples of regional data and dashboards. The ideal is an open authority, willing to share appropriate data, and to visualise it so that people can quickly get a sense of the performance. Here are some of the sites that Erik recommends as examples of good practice: