Objective: 
Elected leaders are more responsive to citizens’ needs and concerns and increasingly held accountable for their performance in office.

The political responsiveness and accountability sub-component aims at creating conditions for elected leaders to be more responsive to citizens’ needs and concerns and increasingly more accountable for their performance in office.

Outputs

  1. Citizens are more knowledgeable about their political rights and responsibilities in democratic processes and the roles and mandates of their elected leaders.
  2. Citizens have means and avenues for expressing their needs and concerns, and for holding political leaders accountable for their performance.
  3. Political parties and legislative bodies exercise effective scrutiny over the performance of the Executive and Administration.
  4. The skill set and knowledge base of elected and aspiring leaders, particularly youth and women, is developed.