TNRC Knowledge Hub - Open governance

Open Governance

Increasing the public’s access to information, empowering people with greater say over public decisions, and ensuring rules are followed are key to creating a less welcoming environment for corruption that undermines lasting conservation outcomes.

This page provides information, guidance, and tools for practitioners who seek to advance their programming via open governance. The contents outline how transparency, civic engagement, and social accountability can be leveraged to achieve anti-corruption outcomes and protect nature and people. Featured guidance and tools help practitioners to design and implement appropriate responses in their operating contexts.

Inside this Topic

1. Corruption and governance in conservation and natural resource management

2. Leveraging open governance to reduce opportunities for corruption

2.1 Transparency
2.2 Accountability
2.3 Participation

3. Enabling environment, context, and safeguards

4. Resource organizations for getting started


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