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Call for Articles to be Published on CSO Journal Volume IV


As part of information exchange and image building activities, CCRDA publishes a journal of Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). The journal hosts researched and scientific articles written on various topics.

CCRDA has completed its preparation and is ready to select articles and publish the fourth volume of this journal. Articles written on the following areas could be contributed:

  1. NGOs and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II)
  2. GO-NGO partnership
  3. The contributions of NGOs/CSOs to national development
  4. Strategic partnership between CSOs/NGOs and the higher education system
  5. Domestic resource mobilization for NGO/CSO work
  6. CSOs/NGOs and media relations in Ethiopia
  7. Prospective of the NGO/CSO and private sector partnership for development
  8. Ethical conduct, transparency and  accountability in the CSO/NGO sector
  9. Inter-CSO cooperation, harmonization and coordination
  10. The position and engagement of the Ethiopian CSO community in emerging national, continental and global development discourses and processes/frameworks

The technical note for article contributors can be accessed from

Interested applicants shall submit a three-page abstract of their article until April 30, 2016 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or send it through P.O.Box 5674 Addis Ababa or deliver in person to CCRDA office No 106, located on Bishoftu/Debre Zeit Road, in front of Drivers and Mechanics Training Center. You can also call at 091 143 6007.


Deadline for Registration for Second Round Postgraduate Diploma Program Extended to March 15, 2016

Dear CCRDA members Organizations,

It is to be recalled that CCRDA in collaboration with Ambo University has opened a PG Diploma program in Development Management in March 2014. The first batch of our candidates graduated on July 25, 2015. CCRDA has finalized preparations to resume its phase II PG Diploma Program in 2016. CCRDA is pleased to let you know that the deadline for the registration of the second batch candidates has been extended to March 15, 2016.

CCRDA invites your organization to send one candidate who fulfills the following requirements:

  • One  organization should be represented only by one candidate;
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply;
  • CSOs working in remote or hard to-reach- areas, people with disabilities, HIV and health related projects/programs will be given high priority;
  • The candidate shall preferably be engaged in leadership position as well as in program/project coordination and management;
  • Shall have a minimum qualification of first degree;
  • At least two years of NGO/CSO experience and;
  • Committed to serve  his/her organization at least for two years after completing his/her study;

Please fill the form very carefully and do send us with an official cover letter along with the form filled by the candidate of the program until March 15, 2016 only.

For further information you can contact us through the following addresses: Call: 0114393392 0r

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