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3rd Africa Network Conference to hold in Ghana


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Kemi Busari

The 2016 Africa Network Conference will hold at the University of Ghana between the 19th and 20th of April 2016, The International Society for Third Sector Research- Africa Regional Network (ISTRAN) has announced.

The conference with the theme ‘Civil Society and a Renascent Africa: A Stock Taking’ will host Researchers, Scholars, Practitioners and others in the civil society sector.

The conference will seek to answer pertinent questions such as; has civil society contributed to African development, democratisation and integration? Can the civil society sphere in Africa and its organizations be sustained?

According to information made available by ISTRAN, the two-day conference will be held at the Yiri Lodge of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana.

It added that intending participants are to pay a registration fee be US $50 which covers conference materials, two lunches, coffee breaks and one dinner.

Applicants are also advised to apply in advance via iharthur@wacsi.organd register for accommodation via

The conference is organized with support from the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) and the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI).

Founded in 1992, the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) is a global membership association of scholars, researchers, and practitioners that promotes the study of civil society, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.

The ISTR Africa Regional Network specifically supports emerging African scholarship in civil society by holding conferences and professional development workshops once every two years.


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