An Assessment of NGOs and Civil Societies Advantages and Disadvantages to Africans Post of the Independence Era

Authors

  • Mengesha Robso Wodajo Researcher and Teaching
  • Tănase Tasențe Ovidius University of Constanta, Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences
  • Teshale Aklilu Gebretsadiq Woldiya Teachers College, Ethiopia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47577/tssj.v18i1.2440

Keywords:

Ngos, Civil Societies, Globalization, Self-Help Organizations, Post-Colonial Africa

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to identify the major advantages and disadvantages of NGOs and Civil Societies in the post independent Africa. A note I want to give is the terms 'advantages' and 'disadvantages' should be understood in a sense that the paper is not evaluating the works of NGOs and Civil Society Organizations but pinpointing their benefits and side-effects to Africa. For that reason, the terms advantages and disadvantages can be interchangeably used by ‘benefits’ and ‘side-effects’ respectively. Another case I want to notify is the types of NGOs and Civil Society Organizations/Civil Societies that will be discussed throughout the paper are the entities found at the international level; not the national or local ones. This is due to the fact that the NGOs and CSOs(which were/are steered by the Western Europe and the USA) at the international level had/have the lion's share influences in the Third World in general and Africa in particular.

Ultimately, although the topic of this paper is wide, it is presented in a short and precise volume, henceforth, all each of the advantages and disadvantages are not listed but few of them. So, I hope this small book will be used to produce a larger volume on the same topic.

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Published

2021-04-07

How to Cite

Wodajo, M. R., Tasențe, T., & Gebretsadiq, T. A. (2021). An Assessment of NGOs and Civil Societies Advantages and Disadvantages to Africans Post of the Independence Era. Technium Social Sciences Journal, 18(1), 639–647. https://doi.org/10.47577/tssj.v18i1.2440

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