The short article describes some indicators for practitioners to use when talking about participatory monitoring and evaluation of poverty reduction strategies. These indicators were developed to assess the performance of the government in Ghana in the use of Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) funds. In this case, the initiative worked through district HIPC monitoring committees made up civil society and community representatives. The broad categories of the indicators developed include good governance, accountability and equity.
International Institute for Environment and Development