EISA opened an office in Madagascar in 2007 with a specific focus on encouraging greater participation by women in public life and is focused on:
Some work in the Comoros was also undertaken in 2009 and 2010.
In February 2011 EISA extended its the Strengthening Electoral and Democratic Processes project by expanding the scope of its democracy strengthening activities in Madagascar which aimed at:
See also: Chronological overview of work.
Jessica Ranohefy ANDREAS, Projects Manager - jessica[at]eisa.org.za Tel :+ 261 20 22 693 63; cell: +261 32 04 785 25 Lot : VK 40 Anjohy Ambohitsiroa - 101 Antananarivo
The Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministry funds the "Strengthening Women Participation in Democracy and Governance" project in Madagascar and the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) the "Promoting the Representation of Malagasy Women in Politics and Public Affairs" project. Further finding comes from Danida, the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)