Strengthening the capacity of civil society to enhance social accountability
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This policy brief firstly outlines the importance of enhancing active citizenry and elaborates on the urgency for South Africa to seek innovative approaches to enhancing citizen engagement. It then provides a brief synopsis of what social auditing entails and substantiates this through a case study of an effective social auditing intervention implemented in South Africa identified through recent research conducted by HSRC. It concludes with recommendations for the NDA in respect of how it can contribute to enhancing active citizenry through its mandate to enhance the capacity of civil society organisations (CSO's) in South Africa.