GI-ACE project aiming to harness the power of social networks to promote positive anti-corruption outcomes among health providers and users through behavioral interventions and dissemination of interventions through trusted and influential social networks.
GI-ACE researchers Dorothy Ndhlovu, Gilbert Siame, and Laura Nkula-Wenz reflect on the Qualitative Action Experiment (QAE) experiment conducted in Lusaka, Zambia, in partnership with the Centre for Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Zambia and the Zambian Institute of Planners.
GI-ACE researchers explore the multitude of ways traders interpret bribery on East African borders. Especially for small-scale traders with perishable goods, the cost and time involved drive traders to seek out shortcuts.
How can top-down audits and social audits respond to the changing technology of service delivery in India?
Takeaways from GI-ACE workshop on ‘Audit and Anti-Corruption Measures in India.’
GI-ACE researcher Claudia Baez Camargo explores how we can diagnose whether there is a social norm that is underpinning observed behaviours.
Dorothy Ndhlovu reports on the GI-ACE Cities of Integrity project’s launch in Zambia
Strengthening integrity within the urban planning profession to combat corruption in urban development
The scourge of corruption in urban development has corrosive and far-reaching effects that can hardwire injustice into the fabric of cities and undermine social cohesion and trust within communities.
Researcher Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling discusses GI-ACE project taking up the challenge of developing a state-of-the-art ethics training for civil servants in order to contribute to the ambition of building a more professional and ethical civil service in Nepal.
Researcher Ryan Jablonski discusses GI-ACE project focused on identifying and preventing drug theft in Malawi, a country where issues of medicine theft are particularly acute. The impact of drug theft is a matter of life and death, and falls particularly hard on the poorest who cannot afford commercial medicines.
Researcher Amrita Dhillon discusses GI-ACE project focusing on two major public works programmes in India, asking how corruption in these programmes relates to the frequency of past top-down audits and/or to the frequency and intensity of social audits.