We facilitate civic engagement, budget reforms and effective service delivery using key programs at the national and subnational levels of government.
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COVID-19 Transparency and Accountability Project (CTAP) is an initiative that seeks to promote accountability and transparency through the tracking of COVID-19 intervention funds across 9 African countries. The current phase of the project is focused on vaccine advocacy, health accountability & strengthening local leadership in health systems.
In 2014, BudgIT Foundation, Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC), and Media Rights Agenda formed the Open Alliance as part of the collective action to spur the Nigerian Government to join the global Open Government Partnership OGP.
The need to bring the local government expenditure under the spotlight became more necessary at the passage of the local government's autonomy bill by the 8th assembly. As of 2018, the bill had been passed in 9 states across the country.
At BudgIT, we believe that Nigerians can leverage various means and tools to facilitate adequate service delivery in their communities. The me.yourbudgit.com platform provides credible information on how the Nigerian financial system operates, the flow of funds across the three government systems, revenue sharing formula, and funds allotted for developmental projects.
The State of States is an annual comparative assessment of the fiscal performance and position of the 36 states of the federation. The first edition of the State of States research was conducted in 2017, and there have been four other editions after that. Concisely, the State of States report looks at how states can finance their budgets with revenues generated internally, how states are prioritising investments in human capital development, and the sustainability of the borrowings of the States.
The #FixOurOil campaign aims to increase advocacy and awareness about oil-related issues in Nigeria. The #FixOurOil campaign works with data and information in the oil and gas industry, deconstructing and utilising creative storytelling tools to educate the public and encourage them to ask questions.
CivicHive is the innovation centre of BudgIT designed to create an innovative virtual and physical space for partnerships and to raise civic tech leaders/solutions in Nigeria while improving the capacity of existing Non Governmental Organizations and media organizations within the civic space.
Open Nigerian states is aimed at helping people find and access open government data, and assist policy publishers in data preservation, through the extensive use of charts and articles to make policy data meaningful and accessible for the public.
Tracka is the community engagement arm of BudgIT established to address critical issues surrounding social and economic development in Nigeria, specifically the lack of citizens' inclusion in developmental projects, diversion of public funds, misplaced priorities by elected representatives and poor implementations of government projects across communities.