The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) announced that it has approved its first grants for projects where civil society and governments collaborate to resolve critical governance problems in developing countries. 

gpsa_stories_content_type.txt The GPSA grants for a total of more than US$9 million over the next five years will provide strategic support to 12 civil society organizations (CSOs) in 10 developing countries. An additional grant was allocated to Mexican NGO FUNDAR to develop the GPSA Knowledge Portal, to be launched later in 2013.