The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) is a non-governmental organization based in Accra, Ghana. ISODEC was formed in 1987 and works to support grassroots groups in Ghana. ISODEC works on various sectors including water and sanitation, girl child education, family reproductive health, extractive industry transparency and national budget analysis. The project shall provide community organizations, citizens, government and traditional authorities from two districts in Ghana, with the skills and tools they need to carry out transparent and participatory budgeting and natural resource monitoring.
Type of Organization: Non-profit making – Community based organization
Sector: Open Data / Public Service Delivery/ Aid Transparency/ Extractive Industry Transparency
Hivos Partner Since: 2011
Project Information: The project shall support natural resource and financial transparency and accountability in Birim North and Asutifi districts in Ghana. This shall be done with the use of GIS databases to track natural resources and mining revenues, and the publication of this information on District Assembly websites. ISODEC shall provide training to district officials from the two districts on budgeting and the use of the GIS database to track district resources. The project shall work to provide citizens with district budget and natural resource information through a series of quarterly meetings and by publishing these reports on the ISODEC and district assembly websites.
DAC Sectors: Government and Civil Society
Direct Outreach: 260,183
Contract Total: USD 200,000
Contract Period: August 1st 2011 to August 31st, 2014.