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IMANI, ACEP lose funders – Report

 

 

 

 

A report issued by IMANI Africa has revealed that the think tank lost three major funders due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

 

 

 

 

Founding President of IMANI, Frankin Cudjoe, revealed this in a statement that was issued after an IMANI-GIZ Policy Dialogue on COVID-19 and its Impact on Ghanaian Businesses, on Tuesday, December 1.

 

 

 

“Regarding the impact of the pandemic on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Benjamin Boakye, Executive Director, Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) argued that the pandemic period was a difficult time for the think tanks to survive. He indicated that projects that they were running which were funded by external partners were cancelled during the pandemic. That meant ‘you had to look to where you can cut at the top to feed those beneath to ensure the business continues’.”“Regarding the impact of the pandemic on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Benjamin Boakye, Executive Director, Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) argued that the pandemic period was a difficult time for the think tanks to survive. He indicated that projects that they were running which were funded by external partners were cancelled during the pandemic. That meant ‘you had to look to where you can cut at the top to feed those beneath to ensure the business continues’.”

 

 

 

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