Marie Michael Library
What Makes CSO Coalitions Effective? Lessons from Malawi
The aim of this Occasional Paper is to highlight lessons learned by emerging CSO coalitions in Malawi in order for CSOs and donors in other countries to improve their own support for these vital, but complex entities. The publication is aimed at donors, international NGOs and CSOs involved in supporting CSO coalitions either through membership or financing. We believe that despite the fact that the lessons are drawn from one particular country, many of the findings also apply to CSO coalitions in different parts of the world. This research analysed the experience of the following civil society coalitions in Malawi: the Coalition for Quality Basic Education (CWBE); Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN); and the Land Reform Task Force (LTF).