The African Youth Development Foundation (AFRYDEF) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental development organization established in Nigeria in 1999 to mobilize resources and to promote and support sustainable youth empowerment and rural development initiatives in Africa .AFRYDEF has a collaborative approach, engaging all levels of society, including the vulnerable groups (youths, women and children) and decision makers. Specific programmes and activities:
Improved Community Health Care Services (ICHCS)
* Care for the Poor and Underprivileged Persons (CPUP)
* Education for Life-long Empowerment (ELE)
* Mobilizing Communities for HIV/AIDS Prevention (MCHP)
* Sustainable Development for Poverty Reduction (SDPR)
* Preventive Peace building and Conflict Resolution (PPCR)
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NISER is a research and consultancy parastatal of the Federal Government of Nigeria. It conducts research into the economic and social problems of the country with a view to the applications of the results thereof. It also organises seminars and conferences on problems of economic and social development in the country. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
REPOA was formed in 1994 in Tanzania with the mandate to contribute to the alleviation of poverty in its multiple dimensions through research and capacity building. Over time, REPOA’s mandate has expanded beyond alleviating poverty to encompass growth and socio-economic transformation for poverty reduction. [according to site editor's information]
Africa Spectrum is the leading German journal exclusively devoted to Africa South of the Sahara. It is published by the GIGA Institute of African Affairs (IAA) and focuses on issues related to political, economic and socio-cultural problems and events in Africa as well as on Africa's role within the international system.
All texts are accessible online, full-text and free of charge. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
TAKNET is a joint initiative by the United Nations through its Joint Program on Capacity Development for Development Management under one UN initiative, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Economic and Social Research Foundation. The network is established to promote sharing knowledge and information on various aspects of social and economic development and stimulate discussions by informed individuals on current development issues.
TAKNET organizes thematic and topical discussions focusing on issues of national interest. These discussions by informed and experts result in valuable consensus building on policy and issues of concern to Tanzanian society. Summary of discussions covering the outcome of a particular topic are produced by moderators with policy recommendations and statements of best practice, which are shared with the policy makers and the public in general. ... [according to site editor's information]