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Baseline survey for the APPEAL (Active partnerships and public engagement for accountable localities) project

Start date:
2012-10
Completion date:
2012-11
Client:
Mercy Corps-Mongolia
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT:     

The APPEAL project goal was to promote transparent participatory governance in rural areas of Mongolia. The main purpose of the baseline survey was to determine the baseline conditions and make relevant recommendations necessary for the program’s successful implementation.

In line with the monitoring and evaluation framework of the APPEAL project, the main subjects of the survey included corruption, civic engagement, accountability, transparency, effectiveness of citizen hall and forums and availability and effectiveness of local media.

The survey covered 32 soums of 16 aimags and a total of 1500 respondents (citizens). The results of the survey were disseminated and broadcast live by the MNB TV of Mongolia (the event was organized jointly by Mercy Corps, USAid, President Office of Mongolia).

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:     

  • The survey instruments including questionnaires were developed by the research team in consultation with the Client;
  • The control group – Tuv aimag – was selected by the research team to facilitate future evaluation of the project impact;
  • A total of 1500 participants representing various groups and citizens (of which 150 are from control group) were selected and interviewed for the survey. The data collection was conducted simultaneously at 15 aimags;
  • A final baseline survey report was developed and recommendations necessary for the program’s successful implementation were proposed; and
  • A survey brief was developed and submitted to the Client.

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