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Simon Collings

Opinion Simon Collings 1 September 2006

Can you blame them?

‘Democracy promotion’ has become a major area of activity for civil society organizations in recent years. This has provoked a clampdown on civil society by certain governments and in particular attempts by those governments to …

Analysis Simon Collings 1 December 2004

Local resource mobilization: building the capacity

In recent issues of Alliance, the problem of how civil society organizations can expand their resource base, and ideally achieve financial sustainability, has been a recurrent theme. Resource Alliance has been working in this field …