En tant que centre de recherches économiques et sociales, le CIRES conduit essentiellement deux types d'activités complémentaires. D'une part, il réalise des travaux de recherches dans les domaines de l'économie et de la sociologie à travers ses divisions et cellules de recherche. D'autre part, il conduit des programmes de formation qui sont tous du niveau 3ème cycle. On note à ce niveau que le CIRES abrite un programme de doctorat en économie qui a accueilli des étudiants en provenance de la plupart des pays d'Afrique noire francophone. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Nigerian Economic Society (NES), formed in 1957, is a platform for Nigerian Economists and allied Social Scientists to provide intellectual leadership in the process of understanding and managing economic, social and political change in Nigeria. The objectives are
* The study of the economic and social problems of Nigeria and for members to express opinions thereon.
* Make Nigerian Economists and Social Scientist relevant to Nigerian economic, social and political processes.
* Stimulate public interest in Economics and Social Studies, encourage the study and discussion of relevant problems with special reference to Nigeria, and provide a means of intercourse between persons interested in the fields of study.
NES publishes the Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies. Publications can be ordered on the website. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
You can look for literature either in the general catalogue of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies or in the special catalogues of the regional special libraries, including Africa. Additionally, you can find lists of new acquisitions and online bibliographies on special topics. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Economic Research Programme of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is a programme for the advancement of research on African economies and for the renewal of development-oriented economic traditions in Africa. The programme combines the critical reflection on the economy, politics and society. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Program, focusing on the political economy of sub-Saharan Africa, has a research component and an information component. Research: study of African political institutions; the political determinants of investment and economic growth; and the relationships between ethnicity, human capital, institutions, political participations and violence. Information: surveying, collecting and centralizing comparable political economic data on sub-Saharan Africa:
* A Data area presents a number of the most commonly used publicly available variables used in the study of African political economy.
* A Links area provides a gateway for students looking for further political and economic data.
* A Samples area contains a number of graphical representations of some political variables of interest. The area contains movie-maps of Africa that chart the occurrence of coups, guerrilla warfare and demonstrations over time. ... [editors ilissAfrica; according to site editor's information]
The HSRC is South Africa's statutory research agency. It conducts research that generates critical and independent knowledge relative to all aspects of human and social development. It supports development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa. The HSRC aligns its research activities and structures to South Africa's national development priorities: notably poverty reduction through economic development, skills enhancement, job creation, the elimination of discrimination and inequalities, and effective service delivery. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Economics Association of Malawi is a forum of Economists in Malawi and other interested parties who meet to discuss economic issues and provide policy analysis and improve economic management and advise decision makers. The main function of ECAMA is to encourage open/proactive debate and policy dialogue on economic issues among economists, the business fraternity, politicians, public and quasi public sectors in Malawi.
Some reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) is a non-partisan body whose membership includes experts in the areas of economics, business administration and allied fields. It serves as a forum for the articulation of economic and other developmental issues. The EAZ has the mission "to contribute to economic and social development through the promotion and advocacy of sound economic policies." Some research documents are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Erudit is an interuniversitary consortium of three Québecois (Canada) universities. The platform offers an integrated search over e-journals, theses, books, and much more. Most of the documents are available online for free. [editors ilissAfrica]