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]
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]
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]
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]
EPRI was founded in 1994 to support the process of South Africa's socio-economic transformation and development. EPRI is a NGO and committed to analysing South Africa's socio-economic conditions and constructing sustainable economic polices that foster job creation and redistribution while supporting sustained economic growth and macroeconomic stability. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mandate of Productivity SA is to serve the interests of government, organised labour and business through the enhancement of productive capacity. Productivity SA meets its mandate by building capacity through sound project management skills, regarded as a core function of our organisation. Productivity SA reports to the Minister of Labour. ... [according to site editor's information]
SANPAD is a collaborative research programme financed by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 1997 SANPAD has facilitated and financed research projects, search capacity building and research support. In Phase 3 (2008-2013) SANPAD will fund research and development projects under the following themes:
1. New approaches to Economic Development
2. Social and Human Development
3. Natural Resources and their Governance
4. Politics, Governance, State and Society
5. Identities, Cultures and Societies
6. Science and Technology for Social development
In Phase III the promotion and enhancement of research at the national and international level, research capacity building initiatives and training of human resources for research endeavours within and outside of the academic sector will be prioritised. Poverty reduction will continue to occupy a central focus of the SANPAD programme in Phase III. ... [according to site editor's information]
Die Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung unterstützt mit ihrer Arbeit in Südafrika den politischen, sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Transformationsprozess und will damit einen Beitrag zur Konsolidierung der Demokratie im wirtschaftlich bedeutendstem Land des südlichen Afrika leisten. Die fünf Arbeitsbereiche sind:
Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik
Wirtschafts- und Sozialpolitik ... [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters]
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]