- Savana Signatures Builds Capacity of Local Government Staff on Mobile Communication Technology
A two-day capacity training on the use of mobile communication technology to strengthen citizens participation in local governance has ended in Tamale.
The training marks the beginning of the implementation of a mobile platform aimed to provide Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) an opportunity to easily communicate development plans and strategies to their citizens at a distance.
The beneficiary districts are; Central Gonja, Tolon, Kumbungu, Sagnerigu and Gushiegu all in the Northern Region of Ghana.
Savana Signatures designed the mobile platform to provide an opportunity for marginalized persons including women, youth and people with disability to participate in local governance.
Known as Citizens Interactive Platform (CIP), the mobile platform is an effective communication pathway for citizens to communicate with the local assemblies to aid district development planning and decision-making processes.
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