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South Africa Transformation Project

Institute for War and Peace Reporting - Africa

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $30,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2005–August 31, 2006
  • Location Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus South Africa

About this grant

Funding will enable the Institute for War and Peace Reporting – Africa to produce a series of articles that highlight the role of civil society in South Africa’s transition to democracy. Local journalists will be commissioned to write the articles, which will be published in various South African newspapers. The articles will focus on key issues that civil society-based organizations have addressed during the past 10 years to develop and strengthen democracy in the country. In addition, the articles will be posted on the institute’s Web site.The institute was established in 2004 to strengthen local journalism through training, information sharing and promoting dialogue.