The last 20 years have seen significant growth in the number of CSOs in Nigeria, as evidenced by a rising number of CSOs that are being registered. With this has come the need to assure governments, the private sector, donors and the public that CSOs in Nigeria truly help people and have the capacities to use resources in the best ways possible to achieve a positive impact. As part of a process of strengthening civil society, NNNGO, CIVICUS and WACSI, with financial support from OSIWA, engaged in an action research project from April to October 2013 to generate evidence from a wide range of actors across Nigeria to assess the strengths, challenges, potentials and needs of CSOs.
The assessment was carried out in 34 states across the six geo-political zones of Nigeria, with a response from 126 organisations. This document is the key output of the assessment.
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