COPA is a membership network of individuals and organizations working for sustainable peace in Africa. As a network, COPA facilitates linking and sharing between practitioners and stakeholders to ensure the building of sustainable peace in Africa. It works in four regions: COPA Southern Africa comprises Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. COPA Eastern Africa comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Sudan. COPA Central Africa comprises the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi. COPA Horn of Africa comprises Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland and Djibouti. The secretariat is located in Nairobi. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The SANGONeT NGO Portal provides a gateway to the South African NGO sector. Its four main objectives are to develop the institutional capacity of the NGO sector through the provision of information that is intended to support stronger management practises; map NGOs and their activities through PRODDER, the most comprehensive database of its kind in Africa; create a community space for civil society exchange; and promote the benefits of ICTs in support of the work of civil society. The portal provides NGOs with a mechanism to air their views, while also creating the opportunity for other stakeholders to critique and evaluate the sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
AFSUN was established in 2008 as a network of African and international universities, non-governmental and community organizations, and municipal governance networks. AFSUN aims to improve the knowledge base on urban food security in Africa; to build African human resource capacity and expertise in food security policy and management; to develop and advocate policy options to improve the environment within which households make decisions about food security; and to grow the capacity of community change agents to plan, implement and evaluate food security projects and programmes. ... [according to site editor's information]
RAEIN-Africa is a Southern African network organisation that promotes participatory development of appropriate science and technology and S&T policies for sustainable management of the environment and agricultural production systems. It does so by facilitating creation of partnerships between government, civil society, and end user groups, supporting need driven development oriented research and all inclusive policy development processes. RAEIN-Africa creates a conducive and enabling platform to allow nurturing of systems of innovation in the development of technologies and policies that endeavour to reduce poverty of the marginalized communities, taking cognizance of the fact that these communities’ livelihoods mostly depend on harnessing natural resources. ... [according to site editor's information]
WAYN is a regional youth empowerment organization established by four young people from West Africa in March 2001. Its mission is to serve as a primary catalyst for enhancing youth participation in issues relating to governance, human rights and peace building in the region. [according to site editor's information]
APCN is a non-exclusive association of scholars, professionals, andactivists dedicated to constructive change and peace-building in theAfrican World. Selected examples of APCN activities include producingpublic educational events, sponsoring research, facilitating knowledgesharing and dissemination, skills training, and mentorship of aspiring and practicing peacebuilders. ... [according to site editor's information]
AFREPREN/FWD is a NGO based in Nairobi that brings together over 300 African energy researchers and policy makers from Africa who have a long-term interest in energy research and the attendant policy-making process. AFREPREN/FWD is a collective regional (mainly Eastern and Southern African) response to the widespread concern over the weak link between energy research and the formulation and implementation of energy policy in Africa. The network has initiated policy research studies in 19 African countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
AFREPREN/FWD has a separate consultancy arm registered as African Energy Policy Research Network Limited. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
MAIN is a network created by several institutions with long experience in microfinance and/or promoting micro-enterprises in Africa, including the investment Society for Enterprise Promotion in Madagascar (SIPEM), the Centenary Rural Development Bank of Uganda (CERUDEB), the Ivorian Development and Investment Fund (FIDI) of Côte d’Ivoire, the Investment and International Development Society (SIDI) of France, and IDM-Mauritania. At present MAIN counts 90 members (French & English) from Africa, Middle East and Europe. ... [according to site editor's information]
African Renaissance Network (ARN) is a support organisation for individuals and NGOs working in the area of peace building and conflict transformation. It is an African initiative that seeks to build and improve the skills and capacity of individuals and NGOs to confront the complex conflicts in Africa. It also helps in developing culturally sensitive tools for conflict prevention, mediation and transformation.
ARN uses as it’s basis the African experience in conflict prevention, mediation and transformation and most especially the women experience. Building on the African experience, it puts at the centre stage, dialogue of cultures, religions and civilisations. ... [according to site editor's information]
The AC is a network organisation primarily concerned with servicing people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS through its affiliate constituencies. By providing communication, capacity, information, collective services, leadership and guidance to its affiliates, it helps to shape the response to the fight against HIV/AIDS in various communities. ... [according to site editor's information]