The Institute of Policy Analysis and Research-Rwanda is a registered independent, not-for-profit research and policy analysis Think Tank in Rwanda. It became fully functional in 2008. Its mission is to enhance evidence based policy making and promote dialogue and a culture of debate on policy issues in Rwanda through conducting Timely, Relevant High quality Public Policy Analysis and Research [according to the site editor's information]....
Grameen Foundation has been working in Sub-Saharan Africa for more than a decade, improving the livelihoods of the region’s poor by building relevant mobile-based solutions and increasing access to financial services. Their current work focuses on delivering financial solutions and information services via mobile technology that target the rural poor, with a specific focus on agriculture, health and livelihoods. ... [according to site editor's information]
"The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) was established on 13th December 2001 in Nairobi, Kenya, under the auspices of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Inter Academy Panel (lAP). (...) NASAC provides an independent forum for African science academies to offer authoritative credible advice for policy formulation towards economic, social and cultural development." ... [according to site editor’s information]
The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. On behalf of the African Agenda, the website reports on important economical and political developments in Africa [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters, Redaktion ilissAfrica]....
Economic Research Southern Africa is a research programme which is being funded by the National Treasury of South Africa.
The primary objectives of this research programme are:
To provide for the management of a research programme focussed on growth, employment and broadening participation in the South African economy
To create a network of economic researchers based in South African universities and to deepen economic research capacity in Southern Africa
To expand and broaden economic research capacity in Southern Africa, train and mentor young economists and create a supportive network to link Southern African economic researchers.
To draw a broad and representative range of South African economists into a programme of policy-oriented research, and to encourage independent and expert economic research. ... [according to site editor's information]
The ECA statistical database (StatBase) is an internet based platform for compilation and dissemination of data on various socio-economic indicators on African countries. It holds data on a wide range of indicators covering various areas such as Population, Education, Health, National Accounts, Agriculture, Mining, Energy, Environment, Tourism, Trade as well as Millennium Development Goals indicators. The platform provides data access features like search, browse by countries or thematic areas and provides predefined data sets on selected topics. Available data may be downloaded to excel, comma separated value (CSV), Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF formats. ... [according to site editor's information]
LIPortal - Das Länder-Informations-Portal is a website, reporting on central aspects of a country concerning its nature, history, economical development and societal, cultural and travel information for over 80 nations [according to the site editor's information, ilissAfrica].