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]
CoGTA's function is to develop national policies and legislation with regard to provinces and local government, and to monitor the implementation.
A number of related documents is downloadable. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) is an autonomous association of municipalities with its mandate derived from the 2006 constitution of the Republic of South Africa. This mandate defines SALGA as the voice and sole representative of local government. SALGA interfaces with parliament, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), cabinet as well as provincial legislatures. The association is a unitary body with a membership of 278 municipalities, with its national office based in Pretoria and offices in all nine provinces. ... [according to site editor's information]