We address the following main research questions:
From the angles of representation, collaboration, and state–CSO interactions, we also explore how questions of autonomy emerge in the construction of CSOs’ roles and how can these be addressed.
With civic space emerging as an important contextual dimension, we relate to that theme as well. As our findings and recommendations have implications for aid chains, we relate to that theme as well.
We are the Civil Society Research Collective (CSRC), a group of academic researchers from the USA, India and the Netherlands.