The Africa Science News Service (ASNS), published by a team of enterprising science journalists who are based in Nairobi, Kenya. Its users are from a variety of backgrounds and include students,scientists, science professionals plus a lot of intellectually inquisitive people who are simply interested in how the universe works. ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is to generate and apply innovative technologies which efficiently and effectively exploit Science and Technology (S & T) for socio-economic development in the critical areas of agriculture, industry, health and environment and improve scientific culture of the civil society. Technologies developed will be commercialized for Private Sector Development in Ghana and abroad. ... [according to site editor's information]
ERAfrica is a new European Union (EU) project aimed at promoting a unified European approach to collaborating with Africa in the field of science and technology research for innovation and sustainable development. ERAfrica forms part of the 7th Framework Programme suite of European research initiatives, and boasts as primary objective the creation of a “European Research Area Network” for the African continent, similar to other “ERA-Nets” operating in relation to areas as diverse as Russia (ERA.Net RUS), India (New INDIGO) and the Far East (KorA-Net). ... [according to site editor's information]
The Portal on Innovative Approaches to Doctoral Education in Africa (IDEA-PhD) provides information and documentation on doctoral education, specifically in Africa. The development of PhD programmes in African higher education institutions contributes to creating vibrant, local research climates, exploring the full potential of higher education systems across the continent, and advancing national development in African terms. ... [according to site editor's information]
NRF is the government's national agency responsible for promoting and supporting basic and applied research in all fields of the natural and social sciences, humanities and technology. Funding from the NRF is largely directed towards academic research, developing high-level human resources, and supporting the nation's national research facilities. The NRF's task is to advance research in all fields of the humanities, social and natural sciences, engineering, and technology; including indigenous knowledge. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Das 1984 gegründete Nationale Forschungsinstitut von Guinea-Bissau bietet auf seiner Webseite umfangreiche Ressourcen an: man findet digitalisierte historische Fotos, zwei verschiedene wissenschaftliche Zeitschriften im Volltext (beide seit 1985/6), einige Abschlussarbeiten (Doktor, ...), Lebensläufe von WissenschaftlerInnen, Infos zu Projekten und Partnern. Der Schwerpunkt der Forschung liegt auf den Sozialwissenschaften, Wirtschaft, Ethnologie, moderne Geschichte, Umweltstudien und angewandte Technologie. Einen weiteren Schwerpunkt bildet außerdem die Forschung zu Entwicklungsfragen. Alle Forschungsthemen befassen sich mit Guinea-Bissau. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
The CSIR undertakes directed and multidisciplinary research, technological innovation as well as industrial and scientific development to improve the quality of life of the country's people. It is committed to supporting innovation in South Africa to improve national competitiveness in the global economy. [according to site editor's information]
ATPS is a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, private sector actors and policy makers promoting innovative science and technology policy making through research, dialogue and advocacy in 23 African countries.The network provides modest grants to individuals and institutions to carry out research on issues of science and technology policy in sub-Saharan Africa.
The research results are disseminated to policy makers and other end-users through manuscript reports, published books, journal articles, workshops, conferences, policy dialogue and the Internet.
ATPS organizes and implements training activities targeted at policy makers, legislators, mid-level technocrats, researchers, and leaders in the private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]