The author of the site, Ken Banks is the creator of FrontlineSMS, a mobile messaging application used by grassroots non-profit communities worldwide. Among others, the website offers a database which contains projects wordlwide using mobile phones for development project and the like. The site and its blog moreover offer a lot of articles and information connecting new technologies to anthropology, conservation and development. Ken Banks is computer scientist and later on studied at SOAS. Since the early 1990s he travelled a lot around different African countries. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"The Development Policy Review Network is a network of development experts and policymakers in the Netherlands and Belgium who aim to reduce the gap between science, policy, development practice and the corporate sector." DPRN offers a whole range of online fulltext publications as well as two databases with access to fulltexts (see table of contents)....
Mars Group Kenya is a leadership, governance, accountability and media watchdog organization. It is an Internet based organization that monitors and tracks all public institutions and offices. "Our goal is to create awareness and to generate an effective demand, by Kenyans, for accountability from Kenya’s leadership and to encourage Kenyans to hold to account those who have committed improprieties." ... [according to site editor's information]
Le FOrum de la Société Civile de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (FOSCAO)est une structure non gouvernementale, bénéficiant du statut d’observateur auprès de la CEDEAO, assure un relais opérationnel entre les initiatives sous-régionales et internationales. [selon les informations de l’éditeur]
La COSOPCI a pour mission de participer activement à la consolidation d’une société ouverte, démocratique et pacifique en Côte d’Ivoire.La COSOPCI intervient principalement dans deux programmes : Démocratie et Bonne Gouvernance et Consolidation de la paix et de la cohésion sociale. [selon les informations de l’éditeur]
NGO News Africa is an independent non-profit news organization with Head office in Accra, Ghana.nspired by his vision to maintain a single platform where news could be shared among NGOs and the Donor community, Hayford Siaw,a Ghanaian Social Entrepreneur and Founder of NGO News Africa works with Volunteer Journalists around the world to report and aggregate content of relevance to the NGO community. ... [according to site editor's information]
Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) is a pan-African NGO and resource centre that promotes the right of access to information through comparative research, coordinating regional advocacy, facilitating information-sharing and capacity building. [according to site editor's information]
The UCSD is a network or more than 40 NGOs dedicated to coordinate advocacy and lobby work around issues and commitments made by world governments towards sustainable development, inspired by the Rio+ 10 project (Civil Society project for preparation of the Johannesburg Summit of 2002).The UCSD was registered in November 2004 as an NGO. Since its inception in 2001, UCSD has actively participated in Uganda Civil Society preparations for the Johannesburg Summit on sustainable development. ... [according to site editor's information]