DENIVA is a Ugandan Network of NGOs/CBOs providing a platform for collective action and a voice to voluntary local associations to strongly advocate for creation of more opportunities for people and CSO participation in the development of Uganda. Its aim is to influence poverty reduction and good governance processes and strategies through mobilising diverse experiences, knowledge and skills of CSOs onto a common platform of action. ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of TANGO is to facilitate the qualitative and quantitative growth of the NGO sector, through capacity development, information and knowledge sharing, partnership building, and lobbying and advocating with and for member organizations. Currently TANGO has a membership of total of 620 NGOs, most of which are regional and district networks. ... [according to site editor's information]
LCN is an umbrella body of NGOs in Lesotho. It provides supportive services to the NGO Community through networking leadership training and development, information dissemination, capacity building, coordination, advocacy and representation when dealing with the government, and the international Community.
The LCN Newsletter is downloadble. ... [according to editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
MEJN is a coalition of more than 100 civil society organizations, which have activities in the field of economic governance. MEJN's membership include NGOs, Community Based Organisations, Trade Unions, representatives of the Media, the academia, among others. The network is committed to poverty reduction through promotion of equitable and just distribution of socioeconomic opportunities through capacity building of civil society, policy research and dissemination, advocacy and monitoring for good economic governance at national and international levels. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Uganda National NGO Forum is meant to be an independent, collective voice for civil society. It is a membership Organisation that includes Community-Based Citizens' Organisations, District Forums, national, regional and international NGOs, and Networks. The site focuses on the work of NGOs affiliated to the NGO Forum. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Le réseau est constitué de 10 Plates-formes Nationales d’ONG (Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cap-vert, Gambie, Guinée, Mali, Niger, Sénégal, Tchad et Togo) regroupant au total plus de 800 ONG locales, nationales et internationales. Le REPAOC vise tout particulièrement à :
- assurer une plus grande représentation des ONG d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre dans les enceintes régionales et internationales, gouvernementales et non gouvernementales
- porter des positions auprès des institutions nationales, régionales et internationales en menant des campagnes d’opinion communes ;
- renforcer la structuration des plates-formes nationales d’ONG en vue d’assurer de meilleurs services aux membres, une plus grande concertation avec les pouvoirs publics nationaux et garantir l’indépendance de ses membres ;
- faciliter la prise de parole des sociétés civiles africaines auprès des médias internationaux. ... [selon les informations fournies de l'éditeur du site]
Le CONGAD regroupe 178 ONGs nationales, étrangères et internationales. Sa vocation est de développer la concertation et les échanges entre les ONGs, de promouvoir la solidarité inter-ONGs dans l’appui aux communautés de base, de défendre les intérêts des ONGs et de les mobiliser autour des préoccupations et besoins des ONGs et de manière plus large, de la Société Civile. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Council for Non Governmental Organisations in Malawi (CONGOMA) is an institution designated by law as the coordinating body for non governmental organisations in Malawi. It is a membership based organisation comprising of both local and international non governmental organisations to reflect and accomodate the diversity of its membership. Established 1985 as a council for social welfare it evolved into CONGOMA in 1992. ... [according to site editors' information]
CISCOPE is a grouping of over 135 civil society organizations. There is a CISCOPE chapter in every State of Nigeria. CISCOPE's mission is to contribute to policies and programs geared to reduce and overtime eradicate poverty in Nigeria. From inception, it has served as the national platform for organizing Nigeria's civil society input and perspective into the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) , State Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (SEEDS), and other public policies and programmes aimed at poverty reduction. Accordingly, CISCOPE efforts are directed towards:
* Disseminate information and bridge the gap in poverty knowledge.
* Develop the capacity of civil society to engage in pro-policy analysis and advocacy.
* Inform and mobilize the poor to enable them participate in the decision that effect their lives.
* Develop in civil society the requisite skills for monitoring programme implementation and output. ... [according to site editor's information]