Report on regional workshop on civil society sustainability in West Africa
Discussing the sustainability of civil society as a critical issue in the light of changing global dynamics.
Opening up civic space requires creativity and careful navigation
Even where civil society space is constrained, local organisations can create positive relationships with state and external actors. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on closing space for civil society by Rachel Hayman, INTRAC Head of Research.
Special Issue: Civil society sustainability: facing up to new challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability
This special issue of Development in Practice (Volume 26, Number 5, August 2016) focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to […]
Praxis Paper 31. Developing a timeline for exit strategies
This paper collects and analyses learning from a year-long Action Learning Set on exit with the British Red Cross, EveryChild, Oxfam GB, Sightsavers and WWF-UK.
Supporting the sustainability of civil society: feedback from dialogues in West Africa and MENA
Summary of discussions from two regional dialogues on civil society sustainability and emerging cross- regional themes and issues.
Thinking like a business? Social enterprise and civil society sustainability in the Middle East
By Rachel Hayman. Just a year after our workshop on civil society sustainability in Oxford, we convened similar discussions in […]
It’s not just how, it’s why. An insight on sustainability in West Africa
By Rowan Popplewell. I’ve just returned from Ghana, where INTRAC and the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) hosted a […]
What does being an evaluator have to do with the dawning era of sustainability?
By Vera Scholz. It’s unmistakably the year of sustainability. Last month, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have quietly – perhaps […]
Building a strong and sustainable civil society across Middle East North Africa: a collaborative approach
By Rachel Hayman. When we ask people working for or with civil society organisations (CSOs) in the Middle East and […]