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]
The institute exists to initiate, coordinate and provide demand driven local governance studies, education, training and research as a local governance "Center of Excellence". The institute has its main campus in Accra and another campus in Tamale in the northern region of Ghana.
ILGS started in 1999 as a project of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development with support from the World Bank and the Netherlands Government. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) project is probing the relationship between national copyright environments and access to learning materials in African countries. The project is looking at this relationship within an access to knowledge (A2K) framework -- a framework which regards the protection/promotion of user access as one of the central objectives of copyright law. This project, supported by Canada's IDRC and South Africa's Shuttleworth Foundation, and managed by the LINK Centre at the Wits University Graduate School of Public & Development Management (P&DM) in Johannesburg, currrently has research nodes in eight African countries: Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda. [according to site editor's information] Site has a news section and "research outputs" with reports on each country. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
NIMR is a Parastatal Service Organization under the Ministry of Health. It was established to enhance disease management, prevention and control in the country. NIMR is the largest health research institution and the key board that oversees all regulatory issues of health research in Tanzania. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]...
I.T.A is a Public Institution working in Food and Nutrition Research-development sector. Its mission is:
* to guide and coordinate research and studies concerning the treatment, the transformation, the conditioning, the conservation and the use of local foodstuffs, mainly with an aim of promoting the installation of corresponding industries.
* to develop new food resources derived from the local productions which have good food value and adapted to the consumer needs and purchasing power.
* to help control the quality of food at the stages of production, marketing, import and export.
* Participate at the training session of the Food Professionals. ... [according to site editor's information]
HURIPEC is an autonomous Centre in the Faculty of Law at Makerere University. It was set up to provide a focused intellectual and activist space to spearhead the promotion and protection of human rights and peace through a combination of teaching, research, documentation, public debate, seminars, and outreach programmes. It fosters an interdisciplinary approach and collaborates with related institutions and civil society groups.
Publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Technology Development Forum facilitates the exchange and dissemination of information on inventions, technologies and business opportunities as well as trends in global trade. The Forum promotes innovation and development by promoting alliances of industry, R&D institutions and government agencies to accelerate technology development and commercialization to create wealth, jobs and contribute to poverty reduction. ... [according to site editor's information]
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 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]