OSSREA is a regional research and capacity-building organization which has national chapters and liaison offices in 21 countries in the region. One of OSSREA's objectives is to facilitate dialogue, cooperation and collaboration between researchers, other scholars and policy-makers in Africa with a view to enhancing the impact of research on policy-making and development planning.
Some publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Initiative for Public Policy Analysis (IPPA) is Nigeria's public policy research institute or think tank. Founded in 2002, IPPA's major concern is with the principles and institutions underlying a free and open society, with particular focus on Africa and Nigeria. We undertake a number of activities, among them research and advocacy on public policy issues. At present, our core areas of interests include development economics, trade, entrepreneurship, property rights, education, environment, health and security. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) is an independent policy research and advocacy organisation. It is one of South Africa's leading development think tanks, focusing on critical national development issues and their relationship to economic growth and democratic consolidation. Through examining South African realities and international experience, CDE formulates practical policy proposals outlining ways in which South Africa can tackle major social and economic challenges. CDE has a special focus on the role of business and markets in development.
CDE's research reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
UNDP links global and national efforts to achieve the Millennium goals and helps host countries to find solutions to global and national development challenges. Main areas of activity are:
- Democratic governance
- Poverty reduction
- Crisis prevention and recovery
- Environment and energy
Through the Resident Co-ordinator System UNDP plays a significant co-ordination role for the UN's activities in the field of development. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The IEA is a civic forum that seeks to promote pluralism of ideas through open, active and informed debate on public policy issues. The IEA is independent of political parties, pressure groups, lobbies and any other partisan interests. Its mission is to facilitate the review of policy and public affairs by Kenyans in order to inform decision making processes. ... [according to site editor's information]
The HSRC is South Africa's statutory research agency. It conducts research that generates critical and independent knowledge relative to all aspects of human and social development. It supports development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa. The HSRC aligns its research activities and structures to South Africa's national development priorities: notably poverty reduction through economic development, skills enhancement, job creation, the elimination of discrimination and inequalities, and effective service delivery. ... [according to site editor's information]
EDI Ltd is a research and consultancy company providing clients from the Public, Private and Civil Society sectors with expert knowledge, skills and tools to improve their effectiveness and promote economic development in developing countries. The research department undertakes studies on behalf of organisations such as the World Bank, OECD, international research institutes and universities. The Consultancy department undertakes assignments on behalf of private, public and civil society sector institutions.
A number of papers and reports is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
Le site du Ministère de l'Économie et des Finances du Sénégal explique les grands projets du gouvernement (Stratégie de Croissance Accélérée - CSA, Stratégie de Réduction de la Pauvreté - DSRP, Réformes Budgétaires et Financières) et donne accès à une multitude de documents. [rédaction ilissAfrica]
Caritas Zambia formerly known as Catholic Centre for Justice Development and Peace (CCJDP) oversees the implementation of programmes and projects for integral development. The projects are at National and Diocesan levels. The projects are in the area of lobbying and advocacy, human rights, development education, food security, health, education and poverty reduction. ... [according to site editor's information]
Le CEPAS été créé pour assurer le lien entre l'Etude et l'Action sociale :
* pour dégager, à partir d'une connaissance approfondie des réalités politiques, économiques, sociales et culturelles du Congo, les éléments d'une doctrine de promotion de la justice et du développement inspirée par l'Evangile.
* pour contribuer à l'effort d'étude économique et sociale au Congo, par l'analyse de la société, de ses structures et des conditions d'un véritable développement.
Le Centre publie la revue Congo-Afrique. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site; rédaction ilissAfrica]