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The Initiative for Democratic Alternatives (IDA)’s key focus is to provide contextual and feasible democratic alternatives that propel sustainable economic growth, significant poverty reduction, and high levels of equitable development in Liberia; and to translate its successes to other countries ...
We envision a society where IDA is the leading think tank in Liberia advocating for democracy. Gathering and sharing knowledge to promote feasible democratic alternatives that nurture sustainable development and promote a free, just and prosperous society.
To generate knowledge and enhance the capacity of citizens and organizations to influence public policy choices in order to consolidate democracy and good governance in Liberia.
PARTNERSHIP AND COLLOBORATION:
IDA believes in the theory of strength in numbers and the power of the network. Working with civil society organizations, private and public sectors, and academic institutions, IDA is leading the way as a think tank in forging a new dispensation for strengthening democratic processes and economic growth in Liberia. With our strategic network and partnerships with national and international institutions we intend to lead the way in improving our governance structure, reconciliation, and peace-building initiatives. Empowering a new generation of citizens,, allowing rural dwellers to have a say in development agendas and priorities. Creating a positive image amongst youth and enhancing their capacities.
The organization is headed by a Board of Directors, and operated by a national platform which is headed by the Executive Director who’s responsible for the day-to-day activities and management of the organization.
It is headquartered in Monrovia, Liberia with an international presence in the United States. The group is represented by one of its founding partners who takes care of fundraising, international representation, and strengthens collaboration and partnerships with likeminded groups and institutions. IDA-Liberia believes in the importance of participatory decision-making processes, and the members of its National Management Team consistently reach out to a wide spectrum of colleagues to reinforce local capacities and provide strategic vision.