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USAID’s strategy for transformational development in Ghana seeks to boost economic growth by improving the enabling environment to attract more investment, increasing the volume of trade, and creating wealth through better management of Senegal’s natural resources.Key interventions include the areas of health agriculture and natural resources management, human resources, the private sector, democracy, and disaster assistance. ... [according to site editor's information]
LAM was created in 2011 through the fusion of the Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN, Bordeaux) and the Centre d'études et de recherches sur les pays d'Afrique orientale (CREPAO, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, UPPA). As the new name indicates, limitation to "black" Africa was given up for a brooader perspective, including north Africa and African diaspora. Founded in 1958, the CEAN was one of the main francophone institutions in the field of the research in politics in Africa. It consisted of researchers from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Bordeaux. It was also affiliated to the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP). The CEAN was not only doing research but it was also teaching and documenting. Its interdisciplinary group of researchers consisted of political scientists, sociologists, economists, jurists, historians, anthropologists and geographers, who analysed current political phenomena in Africa. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Africa Power and Politics (APPP) research consortium ran from 2007-2013. It aimed to identify ways of ordering politics, and regulating power and authority, that might work better than those currently in place. APPP worked across 17 African countries and seven research streams, each devoted to a particular field of governance for development in Africa and brought together research centres and think-tanks in France, Ghana, Niger, Uganda, the UK and the USA [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
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]