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Domestic Resource Mobilisation: Pathway to Civil Society Sustainability in Ghana

On 1 November 2018, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) and the Affinity Group of National Associations (AGNA) convened a consultative forum on Domestic...

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It is time for a Public Health Approach to the Illicit Drug Problem in Liberia

The Senate Committee Chairman on Youth and Sports has called for the decriminalisation of drug use and to consider it from a public health perspective...

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WACSI Hosts 3rd Annual iCon Meeting

From the 17th- 18th October, 2018, WACSI hosted 13 members of the International Consortium on Closing Civic Space (iCon) at its...

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Functioning Beyond Donor Dependency

“We’ve improved our ways of generating funds locally towards projects instead of depending solely on foreign aid and internally...

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Next Generation Internship Programme 2019 Call for Self-Sponsored Internship

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is a regional non-governmental organisation dedicated to enhancing...

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Civil Society Situation Report September 2018

Over the past one month, the level and engagements of civil society activities in West Africa have been observed to be on...

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Tapping into the Local Resource Mobilisation Pool

Since its creation in 2000, Urban Poor Child Organisation (UPCO) has experienced some resource mobilisation challenges...

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Civil Society in Ghana Strategise towards a Sustainable Future

The state of civil society’s sustainability in Ghana remains challenging. This was realised from a research on the State...

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“We all knew funding was becoming a challenge, but we didn’t know that the intensity was that dire” – Dr. Arhin

Dr. Mohammed Arhin urges non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to invest in building their own capacity. He also encourages NGOs...

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CSOs in Ghana Commit to Work Towards their Sustainability

The state of civil society sustainability in Ghana remains challenging. This is a key outcome of the research on the State of Civil...

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Media Reporting on Substance Use: Magnifying or Reducing the Harm?

Over the past four months, phrases such as “sweet, sweet codeine” and “end tramadol abuse now” have become very popular in...

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Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

Over decades, youths on the African continent have argued that the biggest leadership deficit is caused by the failure...

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