Application deadline: August 17, 2016
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is now accepting applications for the Policy Research Methodology and Analysis Training to hold from September 12-15, 2016 at the WACSI Training Centre in Accra, Ghana. The course has been taught since 2008 by West African policy experts with in-depth knowledge of the region and rich practical...
03-06 August, 2015
05-07 November, 2014
Application deadline: May 23, 2014
Policy influencing and advocacy is a strategy to influence policy makers when they make laws and regulations, distribute resources, and make other decisions that affect people’s lives. The principal aims of advocacy are to create policies, reform policies, and ensure policies are implemented.
11-13 September, 2013
23-25 June, 2014
Application deadline: February 17, 2016
The course will help the participants identify the current gap in resources for sustainable programme intervention. It will help to understand the diverse sources and methods to mobilize resources. Participants will understand the significance of relationship building in resource mobilisation. The overall objective of the Course in Resource...
12-15 May, 2015
26-28 March, 2014
Application deadline: February 17, 2016.
Civil society practitioners involved in community action have the responsibility of ensuring that their limited resources are used effectively while implementing programmes. However basic financial management skills are often lacking and financial accountability often gets side-lined during programme implementation. Good financial management is...
18-21 May, 2015
13-15 August, 2014
Application deadline: April 29, 2016
Effective communication is vital for the success of personal interactions and for organizational communication. Communication skills are particular to various situations. It is thus imperative to undergo communications training to develop and improve communication skills related to various roles in civil society organisations. This course will...
28-31 July, 2015
11-13 June, 2014
Application deadline: August 17 2016
In order to influence governance and national policies, civil society needs to be able to do undertake credible investigative and policy research and analysis to produce cogent reports, policy briefs, monographs and books around which more focused advocacy can be launched. This is important, because too often government officials tend to dismiss...
02-06 December, 2013