The democratic system in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is still fragile, even after more than a decade since the country adopted a new constitution. The Integrated Governance Activity (IGA), is helping DRC to create a good governance framework and build the capacity of both government and civil society to improve delivery of key health, education and economic development services.
The IGA program builds on the successes of previous USAID programs in the DRC, such as the Good Governance Program, and supports new leaders to reform government services at the national, provincial, and local levels. The IGA team also trains civil society and private-sector groups to better advocate their needs to elected officials. Activities include: Train government entities and civil society groups to improve their administration and financial management.
IGA plans to do the following:
Here are IGA's objectives:
Objective 1: Strengthen capacity of select government institutions to fulfill mandate;
Objective 2: Targeted subnational entities collaborate with citizens for more effective development; and
Objective 3: Citizen demand for accountable, transparent, participatory services increased.
As of now, IGA have accomplished the following outcomes: