NEPAD is an initiative of the Member States of the African Union which which aims to foster the adoption of policies, standards and practices that will lead to political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development and accelerated regional integration in the continent. [according to site editor's information]
The Center is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit research-based and policy-oriented think tank in Accra, Ghana. It is dedicated to the promotion of democracy, good governance and the development of a liberal political and economic environment in Ghana in particular and Africa in general.
On the website you can find some of the publications of CDD online. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD) is a Pan African intergovernmental organization, established in 1964 by African governments, with the support of UNESCO; making it the first uniquely Pan-African training and research center in the continent for the improvement of public administration and governance systems in Africa. Its headquarter is located in Tangier (Morocco). Membership is open to all African countries: at present, CAFRAD has members. ... [according to site editor's information]
EISA is non-profit organisation, established 1996 and based in Johannesburg, that strives for credible elections, participatory democracy, human rights culture, and the strengthening of governance institutions. Having field offices in Kinshasa (DR Congo), Antananarivo (Madagascar), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), N'djamema (Chad), Khartoum (Sudan), Bujumbura (Burundi), Nairobi (Kenya) and Maputo (Mozambique) its regional focus is no more on Southern Africa alone. EISA works in a number of programme areas, including
* Democracy, conflict management and electoral education
* Elections and political processes
* Balloting and electoral services
* Governance (political partes, APRM, institutions of governance and local governance)
* Online Democracy Encyclopedia
* Research and information (including a specialised library and in house publications).
EISA's work is supported by local, regional and international funding organisations.
A number of reports is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Kituo Cha Katiba is a regional non-governmental organisation established in 1997 with a mission to promote multi-disciplinary debate, dialogue and action on constitutionalism, good governance and democratic development in Eastern Africa through research, information dissemination, networking, advocacy and activism. Kituo Cha Katiba compliments individual and national initiatives through constructive engagement and collaboration. ... [according to site editor's information]
TI is a non governmental organization dedicated to increasing government accountability and curbing both international and national corruption. TI Kenya as a national Chapter is financially and institutionally independent but observes the movement's guiding principles of non investigative work and independence from government, commercial and partisan political interests. ... [according to site editor's information]
CLGF works to promote and strengthen effective democratic local government throughout the Commonwealth and to facilitate the exchange of good practice in local government structures and services. CLGF brings together central, provincial and local spheres of government involved in local government policy and decision-making. It works to promote and strengthen democratic local government across the Commonwealth and to encourage the exchange of best practice through conferences and events, programmes and projects, and research and information. CLGF has more than 160 members in 40 Commonwealth countries including local government associations, individual local authorities and ministries dealing with local government.
Some reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
CAAGLOP's mission is to encourage the involvement of Africans in national and regional development through the use of local knowledge and personal involvement in order to develop mechanisms that will obtain effective and sustainable results in the fight against hunger, poverty, unemployment, human rights abuses and the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Its activities are aimed at providing information to a large number of Africans regarding issues that affect their daily lives and to provide a forum for self-expression as well as interacting with others on various social, political, health, economic and educational issues.
CAAGLOP is an African NGO based in Dakar, Senegal. It receives financial support United Nations Volunteers (UNV). ... [according to site editor's information]