Latest posts by Manuella Ribeiro
Brazil is awash in online technology for transparency and accountability projects in the run-up to its October 2010 presidential elections. Manuella Ribeiro gives us a tour through some of the best.
Brazil: Internet use for accountability, transparency and civic engagement: What is civil society doing?
Brazil's Technology for Transparency movement is young - all four case studies we reviewed were launched in the past year. Cultural, technical, and financing obstacles abound, but a soon-to-be-implemented Freedom of Information Law may help automate much of the time-consuming work.