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Following the Oil Money

PIAC forumTo deepen citizens’ engagement and advocacy on the PIAC reports, FoN facilitated a Forum on the Committee’s functions and reports in Takoradi. The Forum which was under the theme “Following the Oil Money: Informing Citizens for Better Petroleum Revenue Management” provided the platform for over 80 citizens and stakeholders in the Western Region to discuss the findings and recommendations of PIAC’s reports from 2011-2013. Read more…

Communities plan their own Development Actions

Community action planning As part of the “Bridging Gaps in Local Governance through Social Accountability” project supported by Strengthening Transparency Accountability and Responsiveness in Ghana (STAR Ghana), FoN helped increasing response to the complex coastal resources management and climate change vulnerability issues through community-led action planning in 31 coastal communities.Read more…

Annual Regatta 2015

ForumGhana National Canoe Fishermen Council Western Region with the help of Friends of the Nation organized the Regatta 2015 at Busua Beach in the Ahanta West District. The regatta is an annual event to help enhance collaboration of fisher folks and stakeholders, such as oil companies working in the area, and raise awareness of fisheries regulations. This year’s theme “Safe Fishing Saves Lives” underlined the importance of safe fishing practices for the benefit of all stakeholders.Read more…

Friends of the Nation featured on OXFAM West Africa blog

Friends of the Nation has a lot of national and international partners. One of them is Oxfam. Read here one of the stories on how FoN with support from Oxfam organized People’s Forum in Shama and Jomoro to promote and sustain social accountability and active citizenship by facilitating the platform for citizens to engage with local governments on how their taxes are used.

 

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