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Study on Funding Modalities of Non-State Actors in Botswana
Client  European Union
Start Date  01 March 2012
End Date  31 August 2012
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Conducted on behalf of the European Union, and funded Non-State Actor Capacity Building Programme of the European Union, this study assessed various channels that are used by government and the private sector to fund non-state actors, and their implications for the mandates of the non-state actors. The intended overall impact of this study was to assist Government and other development partners rethink mechanisms for funding civil society. This is particularly important in the era when Government is becoming the major donor to civil society, in view of donor exit from Botswana.  

Researchers: Gape Kaboyakgosi; Keneilwe Mooketsane 

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