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Call for Articles

to be Published on CSO Journal Volume V


CCRDA publishes an annual journal of Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)/NGOs. 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 fifth 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
  11. Any other articles which are relevant to the CSO sector.

The technical note for article contributors can be accessed from Interested applicants shall submit the abstracts of their articles until October 31, 2017 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or deliver in person to CCRDA office No 106, located on Bishoftu/Debre Zeit Road, in front of Drivers and Mechanics Training Center. For further information, please call at 011 439 3423 or 091 143 6007.



Good Practice Competition for Humanitarian Response Projects

(Deadline October 6, 2017)

Dear CCRDA Member,

CCRDA is pleased to announce to its members that it has organized Good Practice Competition in the area of humanitarian response.

To be part of the Humanitarian Response Good Practice Competition, you only need to write a 2-5 pages information about your Humanitarian Response good practice either in Amharic or English, and submit it through email addresses This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it & This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or bring the hard copy in person at CCRDA headquarter office number 202 or 106. The deadline for submission of the good practice document is October 6, 2017.

If you win in this competition, your best practice will be documented and recorded. You will also attract donors’ attention and win their trust, build the good image of your organization and the NGO sector in general, and share your good practice for further scaling up by other stakeholders.

The 2-5 pages good practice document should include brief explanation about your project under the following topics:

  • Background (some basic information about the project that you submit as good practice)
  • Innovativeness
  • Scalability
  • Sustainability
  • Gender sensitivity and inclusiveness
  • Programmatic alliance to national and international plans
  • Outcome/Impact
  • Networking and partnership (with various stakeholders in the course of implementing the good practice)

The good practice you submit for the competition may not score high ranks in all of these evaluation criteria, but it can still compete and win. If you need any support in writing the good practice document, please call at: 0114390322 Ext 225, or 0114393137 or 0911514040. We have attached you details of the evaluation criteria and a sample good practice document.

Be part of the OVC Good Practice Competition and win!

With Regards,




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Training Duration: One Year, Minimum of 20 intermittent night stay at executive level training centres or Hotels with lunch and dinner included.

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Admission Criteria:

  • University Degree
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