The Capacity of Non-Governmental (NGO) and Civil Society Organizations (CSO) is Strengthened

Resources

Evidence: Evaluation. USAID’s “Meeting learning needs in crisis-affected northeast Nigeria: Education Crisis Response” (2017), illustrates the effectiveness of NGO capacity building and describes the capacity strengthening approach that has been successful in over 40 local NGOs.
https://eccnetwork.net/download/meeting-learning-needs-crisis-affected-northeast-nigeria-education-crisis-response-final-report/

Guidance: The “Pact Organizational Capacity Assessment (OCA) handbook: A practical guide to the OCA tool for practitioners and development professionals” (2017) on local organizational self-assessment, was developed/improved over more than 20 years of extensive field experience and evaluations and has been effective in strengthening local NGOs.
https://eccnetwork.net/download/pact-organizational-capacity-assessment-oca-handbook-practical-guide-oca-tool-practitioners-development-professionals/

Evidence:  Conceptual Review. “Capacity development at the national level in fragile and conflict-affected states” by Lucas (2014) provides an overview of research on conflict sensitivity, and synthesizes the lessons learned on capacity development and institutional change in support of conflict sensitive education.
https://eccnetwork.net/download/capacity-development-national-level-fragile-conflict-affected-states/