Between 2008 and 2019, WACSI has trained 53 young professionals and graduates through its flagship NGIP with support from Ford Foundation and the OSIW
New Collaborative Website to Aid Groups Exploring Alternative Organisational Forms and Revenue Models.
On Friday 13 December 2019, the board and management of WACSI held the second and last board meeting for the year. This meeting was the second in t
Since the 1990s, with the institution of the multiparty democracy, the number of electoral democracies in West Africa has been on the rise.
As part of its commitment to groom the next generation of West African leaders, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) has been a key
Seventy-eight percent (78%) of girls in Niger get married before their 18th birthday. This makes Niger the country with the highest prevalence of c
Tebeck Mariztsa, 18, will hold fond memories of the nonviolent mobilisation training she participated in from 4 – 7 November in Accra, Ghana. The
A 5 - day training conducted for partners of the Fund for Global Human Right (FGHR) Partners in Sierra Leone by the West Africa Civil Society Insti
WACSI is promoting a homegrown Open Access and practitioner-oriented knowledge process.
WACSI is seeking interns interested in enhancing their civic consciousness and developing their professional capacity.
WACSI in collaboration with Parliamentary News Africa (PNA) held a 5-day intensive training on Parliamentary Advocacy and Engagement for CSOs.
Defence for Children International Sierra Leone (DCI-SL) and the National Children and Youth advisory Board (NCYAB) of Liberia emerged winners of a
Four women and child rights organisations in Sierra Leone have been enlightened on the urgent need to have boards that play more active oversight r
Action for Community Task (ACT), a community based organisation in Pujehun, in the southern part of Sierra Leone was among four civil society organ
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with support from Star-Ghana Foundation held a 3-day sustainability fellowship training for 20 sele
Five civil society organisations (CSOs) in Liberia have benefitted from a five-day training in Monrovia from 15 to 18 October 2019.
Benitha Dehfer was one of four participants from Defence for Children (DCI) Liberia who took part in a five-day training for five child rights orga
Sustainability of the civil society sector remains a key challenge in Ghana. Although civil society plays a key role in contributing to the develop
Four non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Sierra Leone, five from Liberia and three from Guinea have benefitted from a capacity assessment supp
The Ghana National Civil Society Sustainability Strategy paper has been developed as a one-stop toolbox of ideas, initiatives and strategies for ma
The African Development Bank (AfDB or the Bank) held a consultation workshop on 26 September 2019 with civil society actors from across West Africa
“We, SPONG, are very grateful for this timely support provided by WACSI. We had an uncomplete draft of our communication strategy and this webina
On 23 July 2019, WACSI took part in the 4th Edition of the Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) Conference that took place
WACSI in collaboration with the Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR) organised a 3-day convening with twenty representatives from CSOs that promote
“As an organisation, we have not been doing very well with monitoring and evaluation because of limited opportunity for detailed learning. (Thank
Niger has the highest rate of child marriage in the world, with an alarming statistics of 76% of women married before the age of 18 and 28% are mar
WACSI in collaboration with the International Center for Non-Profit Law (ICNL) on 20th to 22nd August 2019, convened a workshop on the theme
In Africa, many civil society organisations (CSOs) depend on donor funding to sustain their work. However, over the last decade, donors...
Chris Ogbonna Expresses Satisfaction with WACSI’s Training for CSOs in Nigeria. Chris Ogbonna is the Program Director of Dialogue Reconciliation
Civil society organisations (CSOs) across the globe thrive on the implementation of best practices. Some of these are found within organisations (i
The dwindling ability of foreign organisations to support social and developmental courses in Africa has called for local organisations to diversif
On 10th January 2019, the Techsoup West Africa team delivered the second phase of a training support in Knowledge Management...
Having a pool of critical thinkers who will provide evidence-based ideas to propel Africa’s development is an essential priority...
Civil society, together with government and the private sector, constitutes an essential pillar of a well-functioning state...
The World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions is now open for submissions. Applications are due February 8, 2019
Reports gathered over the last one month on civil society activities across West Africa revealed a massive and diverse socio-economic