Social Media for Extractive Justice: Lessons from Spaces for Change

Members of the Publish What You Pay movement, comprising campaigners, activists, advocacy organizations, and development experts from all over the world, converged at its tri- annual Global Assembly held in Dakar, Senegal from 29-31 January 2019. The Publish What You Pay Global Assembly 2019 (PWYPGA19) kicked off with opening statements by senior government officials in Senegal. A representative…

Learning Event on Innovative Program Design and Implementation Approaches

Ford Foundation’s West Africa Office, in collaboration with Spaces for Change|S4C convened a two-day learning event on Innovative Program Design and Implementation Approaches on April 12-13, 2018, in Lagos, Nigeria. Fiscal Justice is one of the Foundation’s core priorities. Along this line, the event brought together partners and grantees of the Ford Founding, comprising representatives…

Ford Foundation’s Leadership Visits Lagos

Hilary Pennington, Executive Vice President and Xavier Briggs, Vice President of the Ford Foundation visited Lagos, Nigeria in February 2018.   A panel discussion organized on February 20, 2018 at the Ford Foundation Office in West Africa, provided an opportunity for the Foundation’s leadership to meet with grantees and partners to discuss how extractive industries can benefit better countries and…