The open Society Initiative of Southern Africa (OSISA), the Open Society Initiative of West Africa (OSIWA
) and the International Institute funded the Civil Society and ICT Policy Workshop for Communication and Development (IICD).
In an opening courtesy, Executive Director of CEMESP Malcolm Joseph earlier disclosed that this exercise is funded by OSIWA
and covers other sub-regional context with the overarching aim of using the findings to craft solutions in promoting quality and sustainable independent media.
MacArthur Foundation and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA
Dr Adubiaro said FOMWAN and OSIWA
embarked on the project to inform Muslim women, found it expedient to carry them along in the electoral process, saying they had observed that before now, the majority of women in this category were oblivious of their right to participate in elections, an orientation she said had prevented them from exercising their civic responsibilities.
Held under the auspices of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA
) the project is part of massive efforts to sustain the LRA tax education program with the aim of enhancing the knowledge of rural dwellers about Liberia's general tax regime.
The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC)/Local Accountability Network (LANet) is implementing the project dubbed 'Strengthening Accountability and Transparency in the Utilization of Public Resources at the Local Level through Active Citizen Participation to Enhance Quality Service Delivery and Development', which is a two-year project, funded by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA
The assistant of some donor agencies such as Education Trust Fund (ETF) and Open Society Initiative for West Africa must be actively enlisted (OSIWA
In November 2017, the LRA with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA
), along with the Ministry of Education (MoE) launched the School Tax Education Program (STEP) for students in Liberia.
Rosenberg (2005) in her findings on an investigation to establish the current status of digital library of university libraries in Africa, noted that VSATs are currently the most popular method of connectivity perhaps because it is the cheapest and is often the only available one .She cited OSIWA
project in Nigeria which is connecting libraries by VSATs .However, the present use of fibre optics brings down Internet bandwidth costs by at least 80% compared to terrestrial infrastructure services.
According to the rapper, the event was powered by OSIWA
, an organisation with the mission to enable open societies and inclusive democratic governance that are based on transparent and accountable institutions and an active citizenry.