© Jaime Hoogesteger

Forging Accountability in Water Governance From Below

Lessons from Grassroots Organizations in Ecuador and Peru

In this presentation from the Water Integrity Forum 2013, Jaime Hoogesteger argues that supporting the demand side for accountability is as important, if not more, than creating means and spaces to make accountability possible through more transparency. He supports his view with two cases highlighting how grassroots organizations in Peru and Ecuador have been empowered to hold water sector stakeholders and institutions accountable.