The LINK Centre is the leading research and training body in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) policy, regulation and management in Southern Africa.
LINK focuses on capacity building in the public sector and development arenas through quality training, applied research and consultancy services necessary to maximise the benefits of the Information Society and the Knowledge Economy. ... [according to site editor's information]
The website of the SAIRR "is home to the largest and most comprehensive database tracking trends on South Africa. It provides a wide variety of statistical and other data on South Africa, ranging from education, health, social development and welfare to business, employment, the economy, and politics. Subscribers have full access to this website while non-subscribers have limited access to certain resources."
Trends and policy analysis are made available via a number of monthly, annual, and occasional electronic and hard copy publications:South Africa Survey; Fast Facts; South African Mirror; Special Research Projects.
Some electronic publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Agri SA is a federal organisation, which promotes on behalf of its members, the sustainable profitability and stability of commercial agricultural producers and agribusinesses through its involvement and input on national and international level. At present it serves some 70 000 large and small-scale commercial farmer members. ... [according to site editor's information]
SPII is a government programme designed to promote technology development in manufacturing industries in South Africa through support for innovation of competitive products and/or processes. It currently consists of three schemes: the Product Process Development, Matching and Partnership Schemes. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ESASTAP is a dedicated platform for the advancement of European - South African scientific and technological (S&T) cooperation. Through enhanced networking and partnering, scientists and institutions from the European Union and South Africa can jointly explore new and emerging scientific and technological areas, anticipate future science and technology needs, and cooperatively seek to resolve major global issues. ... [according to site editor's information]
UNDP Principles of Engagement in South Africa
* UNDP will support the South African development agenda
* UNDP will align UN support with Government's development policies, strategies and frameworks
* UNDP will work coherently with the three spheres of Government
* UNDP will harmonize UN programming with 5 Government clusters & IGR (intergovernmental relations) principles of cooperative governance
* UNDP will support the Government's efforts to achieve MDG targets within context of Vision 2014 and the National Programme of Action ... [according to site editor's information]
Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) ist eine Politische Stiftung, die der Christlich Demokratischen Union Deutschlands (CDU) nahe steht. Ihre Leitprinzipien sind Freiheit, Gerechtigkeit und Solidarität. Die Arbeit in Südafrika konzentriert sich auf die Implementierung und Fortschreibung der Rechts- und Verfassungsordnung, die Stärkung der Parteiendemokratie und parlamentarischer Kontrollfunktionen, die Unterstützung föderaler Strukturen und Umsetzung des Subsidiaritätsprinzips, die Begleitung regionaler Integrationsprozesse und die Förderung des Interessensausgleichs mit Gruppen der Zivilgesellschaft. ... [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters; Redaktion ilissAfrica]
The Hanns Seidel Foundation is a german political foundation close to the bavaria political party CSU. The development cooperation in South Africa has its focus on
* Capacity and institution building
* Seminars on Human Rights and The Rule of Law
* Support of research on causes and the effects of crime
* Support of research on violent conflicts in the region and the African continent
* Prevention of conflicts
* Support of development and training in democratic values and professional skills for administrations on regional level.
* Training for local councillors in the Western Cape Province. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CDRA is a South African Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). It is a centre for organisational innovation and developmental practice."We value people’s ability to organise, and so shape the world. We foster and promote innovative organisational forms and practices that seek to transform power towards a just world characterised by freedom, inclusion and sufficiency." ... [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]