"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)....
The Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) is a multi donor fund set up to take early action to protect the forests in the Congo Basin region. The Fund invites proposals for transformative and innovative initiatives from the governments and civil society and private sector of the Congo Basin to slow the rate of deforestation, through developing the capacity of the people and institutions in the countries of the Congo basin to manage their forest. This includes helping local communities find livelihoods that are consistent with forest conservation and developing new approaches which will bring genuine change and ensure futuresustainable forest management.The Fund will supports activities/projects which complement particularaspects of the COMIFAC (The Central Africa Forests Commission)convergence plan. The CBFF works closely with Central Africangovernments, regional institutions, COMIFAC, ECCAS, Congo Basintechnical partners, international donors, NGOs and private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
Research4Life is the collective name for the four programmes – HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI – that provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online.Eligible libraries and their users benefit from:Online access to up to 45,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases. Full-text articles which can be downloaded for saving, printing or reading on screen.Searching by keyword, subject, author orlanguage Resources available in several languagesTraining in information literacy and promotional support.Research4Life is a public-private partnership of the WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell and Yale Universities and the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Centrum für internationale Migration und Entwicklung is the human resources placement organisation for German Development Cooperation. CIM places experienced German and European experts in African, Asian and Latin American countries, as well as in Central and Eastern Europe and the newly independent states. It allows counterpart organisations in these countries to recruit highly qualified experts on the European labour market, and to use their expertise specifically for a limited period. ... [according to site editors' information]
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]
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]....
The Centre for Indigenous African Instrumental Music and Dance Practices, or CIIMDA for short, aims to promote and advance the learning of the philosophy, theory and human meaning of African instrumental music and dance practices in classroom music education in SADC countries. CIIMDA researches, promotes and advances Africa's indigenous cultural heritage in which the musical arts is a most important knowledge area. This project, that offers skill in indigenous musical arts knowledge and practice started in 2004 in partnership with the Norwegian Concert Institute, Rikskonsertene, and is funded by the Norwegian Foreign Office. There are currently six countries involved: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zambia. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
The Programme Mali-North was created in 1993 with the financial support of different German institutions concerned with development cooperation. Its aim is to support the reconstruction of the Northern region of Mali which got destroyed during the Tuareg rebellion in the 1990ies. The website offers a lot of material concerning the different projects (reports, pictures, maps). Furthermore, you will find a blog by the sociologue Rocksloh-Papendieck (belonging to the management) presenting the life and culture of the project region. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
As an UNEP initiative AREED seeks to develop new sustainable energy enterprises that use clean, efficient, and renewable energy technologies. AREED offers rural energy entrepreneurs in Mali, Ghana, Tanzania, Senegal and Zambia a combination of enterprise development services and start-up financing. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The CBFP is an association that brings together more than 40 governmental and non-governmental organisations. The goal is to improve communication between members and coordination between their projects, programmes and policies in order to enhance the sustainable management of the Congo Basin forests and improve on the standard of living of the inhabitants of the region. ... [according to site editor's information]