AROCSA - OverviewAfrica in the 21st century faces many challenges, but it has incredibly valuable opportunities as well, requiring the attention and collaborative action of scholars and researchers, practitioners in civil society, business, and ... Read More
Context / HistoryAROCSA was set up by the Ford Foundation, West Africa, under the auspices of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. ARNOVA is an association of .... Read More
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CALL FOR PAPERS
2017 AROCSA CONFERENCE
27th July – 29th July, 2017 JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
CONFERENCE THEME: “AFRICA IN A CHANGING GLOBAL CONTEXT: PEOPLE, PRODUCTION AND POLITICS”.
Current global political trends such as Brexit in 2016, the surprising electoral upheavals across continents, a complex confluence of nationalist populism, and African countries backing out of the ICC, among others, give clear indications of a pushback to globalization, paving way for a radical shift in global politics.As members of the global community, African countries will be affected directly and indirectly, and so must begin to dialogue on how to engage in this new world order.
The rationale for the proposed theme is to identify strategies undergirded by empirical research and conceptual analysis and practitioners’ insights, and accomplish two key goals. First, encourage the intellectual analysis of contemporary issues in the global community and how to re-position Africa in the changing global context; and second, a diagnosis of the impact that governance of people, production and politics has in the development of the African continent...
NGO LEADERSHIP TRANSITION FELLOWSHIP
PROGRAM (LTFP) IN AFRICA
ARNOVA and AROCSA, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, have established the NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (LTFP) in Africa.
Timeframe: This program will start in January 2018 and end in May 2018
I. Leadership Succession Planning Retreats: ARNOVA will organize a two‐day retreat in the US in January to enable better understanding of each fellow's transition needs, what stage they and their organizations are in thinking and planning for their transition, what sort of host institution/program would suit their needs and agreement on timing and output of the fellowship. The retreat would also enable the creation of peer learning and mentoring community within each LTFP cohort that would hopefully enable them to support one another through difficult times in their transition plan. The program will end with AROCSA organizing a three-day retreat in Africa to develop lessons learned, next steps and connecting with academic institutions in Africa...
HIRING OF AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
AROCSA is looking to hire an Executive Director who will be based in West Africa
(Preferably in Lagos/Accra) to lead its efforts.