The Database of the Constitutions of Sub-Saharan Africa (DCSSA) offers constitutional documents for 52 Sub-Saharan countries since their independence. The collection contains constitutions, as well as amendments and constitutional bills. The documents are provided in their original language, and, if available, in their English translation. ... [redaction ilissAfrica]
The Zimciv database and site is produced and maintained by TARSC (Training and Research Support Centre) to strengthen the dissemination, research, analysis of and debate on civil society in Zimbabwe and on issues and positions taken up by civil society. It is a database of information produced by and about civil society in Zimbabwe. It also includes related information by and about civil society in east and southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
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 International Migration Institute (IMI) is committed to developing a long-term and forward-looking perspective on international migration. Migration is seen as part of broader processes of global change and development.
IMI has been developing its two online tools: a database of African migrations references and a directory of researchers working on African migrations:
The database of African migrations references contains over 2000 references on aspects of migration within, from, and to Africa. Includes keyword search and facility to export search results.
The directory of researchers working on African migrations provides access to IMI’s growing list of academic contacts with expertise in African migrations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The website of the SAIRR "is home to the largest and most comprehensive database tracking trends on South Africa. It provides a wide variety of statistical and other data on South Africa, ranging from education, health, social development and welfare to business, employment, the economy, and politics. Subscribers have full access to this website while non-subscribers have limited access to certain resources."
Trends and policy analysis are made available via a number of monthly, annual, and occasional electronic and hard copy publications:South Africa Survey; Fast Facts; South African Mirror; Special Research Projects.
Some electronic publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry with the support of ECOWAS. In the early 1980’s the banking industry in West Africa was dominated by foreign and state-owned banks. There were hardly any commercial banks in West Africa owned and managed by the African private sector. ETI was founded with the objective of filling this vacuum. ETI, a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry with the support of ECOWAS. In the early 1980’s the banking industry in West Africa was dominated by foreign and state-owned banks. There were hardly any commercial banks in West Africa owned and managed by the African private sector. ETI was founded with the objective of filling this vacuum. Customers include governments and government agencies, multinational, regional, multilateral and financial institutions, local companies and medium, small and micro enterprises and consumers. Ecobank Group is a full-service regional banking institution employing over 11,000 staff in over 600 branches and offices in twenty seven west, central and east and southern African countries. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Le CIDR intervient dans des secteurs clés du développement en Afrique :
- développement local et décentralisation,
- développement d'entreprises en milieu rural et en milieu urbain,
- systèmes financiers décentralisés,
- assurance maladie et prévoyance sociale.
Il a pour objectif la construction et le renforcement d'institutions locales, régionales et nationales durables, au service des populations, participant à la réduction de la pauvreté et à l'amélioration des politiques publiques.
Il est actuellement présent dans une douzaine de pays africains : Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Comores, Ethiopie, Guinée, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Ouganda, Rwanda, Sénégal, Tanzanie, Tchad et Togo.
Parmis les principaux partenaires sont entre autres Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Ministère de la décentralisation (Bénin), Oxfam, Diakonia (Suède), Agence française de développement (AFD), Fonds International de développement agricole (FIDA), le PNUD et l'Union Européenne. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site ; rédaction ilissAfrica]
AWIRU is a not-for-profit applied research organisation based at the University of Pretoria, established to develop an African capacity to understand the complexity of African water management and development issues. AWIRU's objective is to generate water management solutions that are politically, socially, economically, environmentally and culturally sustainable in Africa.
Some working papers and reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), in partnership with Knoema, has launched an Open Data for Africa platform aimed at significantly increasing access to quality data necessary for managing and monitoring development results in African countries, including the MDGs. The platform will also serve as a knowledge center for collecting, accessing, and sharing data and data-driven content. Users can visualize socioeconomic indicators over a period of time, utilize presentation-ready graphics or create their own, perform comprehensive analysis at country and regional levels, blog, and share their views and work with others, thereby creating an informed community of users. ... [according to site editor's information]