The Human Development Initiatives (HDI) received support from the MacArthur Foundation to monitor the utilization of Universal Basic Education projects in collaboration with other grantees of the Foundation. The Project focuses mainly on Transparency and Accountability in the utilization of Universal Basic Education funds (UBEF), particularly in Lagos State. Read more
The project is aimed at entrenching good local governance and accountability for quality and accessible primary and junior secondary education at the local government level in Nigeria relative to the Universal Basic Education (UBE) policy framework. Specifically, the capacity of CSOs to engage governance and accountability will be strengthened and as well improved engagement of relevant institutions on issues surrounding basic education; and more so to encourage the participation of citizens in education governance.