Global Policy Forum

Study: Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Civil Society Organizations

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The food, environmental and economic crises have challenged civil society organizations (CSOs) and the communities they serve. Based on responses from 640 NGOs worldwide, this UN-funded survey measures the impact of crises on the operating capacity of CSOs. It discusses strategies adopted by CSOs to address diminished funding support due to the global economic downturn, and it also examines CSO efforts in maintaining and strengthening their social-service delivery capacities during crises periods.




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