County NGO Networks (CNNs)
The County NGO Networks (CNNs) are groups of local civil society organizations, community-based organizations, as well as women and youth organizations operating under a single unit. They are NARDA’s presence within the counties outside of Montserrado and partner with communities in the implementation of NARDA programs. To legitimize their status within their respective counties, a partnership agreement was signed in the presence of county authorities, outlining the direction of the network, recognizing networking as a means for effective communication between and among actors of various levels in terms of organizing around common cause, which thus provides an avenue for accessing information, resource support so as to influence positive change in national development.
All NARDA members that maintain regional offices are automatically members of the county networks in their respective regions. at present, there are five CNNs and they are Bassa NGO Network (BassaNet), Bong NGO Network (BongoNet), Lofa NGO Network (LofaNet), Nimba NGO Network (NimbaNet) and Sinoe NGO Network (SinoeNet).