GOVERNANCE AND DEVOLUTION
At Interthoughts Consulting, we aggressively engage indevolution and governance as to build the capacity of County governments, NGOs, and their community leaders to address local development problems. We help county governments by training staff; developing policies and institutional frameworks; develop strategic plans and also manage their communication needs and media relations. We have worked with organizations, both local and international on governance, devolution and democracy projects and have also helped organizations to create an enabling environment for effective governance, resulting in linkages between government, private business and civil society at national, regional and local levels.
Our methodology is to engage our partners in order to establish legal frameworks to protect and promote citizen participation, improve institutional and financial viability of county governments, enhance the free flow of information, and strengthen democratic political culture. Through our expertise in, policy formulation, networking, coalition building, and advocacy, grassroots mobilization, Interthoughts Consulting has been able to enlist numerous stakeholders and enabled them to take on a larger role in the governance of the society.
Within the larger Democracy and Governance field, we pursues much of this mission through key sector players. Civil society organizations around our communities have immensely benefited from our proven methodologies, tools, and training modules as they advance critical elements of a vibrant civil society. Interthoughts work in the governance sector promotes citizen participation in holding governments accountable, and assists government officials in developing transparent and accountable governance practices.
At Interthoughts, we use two formulation methodologies:
- Effective formulation means that the policy we proposed is regarded as a valid, efficient, and implementable solution to the issue at hand. Our Policy analysts help in identifying effective, and easy to implement policies. This is the analytical phase of policy formulation.
- Acceptable formulation means that we propose cause of action that is likely to be authorized by the legitimate decision makers, usually through in a bargaining process. That is, it must be majority-building politically feasible. This is the political phase of policy formulation.
The tidy division of labor incorporates our distinct roles in professional policy analysis; working both inside and outside government, we have formulated kits of analytical tools that helps decision makers works easier We believe that our services bring judgment, wisdom, and accountability to policy formulation.