"The interdisciplinary research project IMPETUS examines since mid-2000 the main aspects of the water cycle on the basis of two river catchment areas in Benin and Morocco. The main objective is to enable to our partner countries a sustainable management of scarce resource 'water'. (...) The implementing of [Spatial Decision Support Systems] as well as the training and further training in the domain of the water management and the food security are ... key duties of the project." The website offers a lot of information and studies (fulltexts) about the results of the projects, as well as two e-books in Engl. and French with the whole report on Benin and Morocco. The e-books also have chapters on society and economy. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
Homepage of Colin Darch, presently Senior Information Specialist at University of Cape Town. Darch formerly worked in several other countries, among them the African countries Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. On his website, he offers his articles on different topics free of charge. The different topics are mostly related to Africa or "the South": Access to Information / Freedom of Information / Right to Information, Intellectual Property / Copyright, library science, Russia and Africa, politics, history and development policy in Ethiopia, Angola and Mozambique. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The EU is collectively the biggest donor in the world, providing over €50bn a year to help overcoming poverty and advance global development. It is committed to implementing the international agreements on aid effectiveness and to being accountable to EU citizens who make solidarity initiatives possible. EU Aid Explorer is part of fulfilling the specific transparency commitments within the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness 2005, the European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid 2007, Accra Agenda for Action 2008, and Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation 2011. By making data easily accessible, countries, beneficiaries, EU citizens and implementing partners can examine the use of donor funds and donors themselves can improve coordination and effectiveness. ... [according to site editor's information]
Sash, originally published as Black Sash, is a detailed record of the activities of the Black Sash organisation: the petitions, protests, marches, vigils, press releases and Conference papers which reflect the modus operandi of their desire to bring about change in the legislation which was, in their opinion, discriminatory and the cause of untold human suffering, hardship and poverty. Issues such as the Pass Laws, migrant labour, forced removals, indefinite detention without trial, Group Areas Act, the Bantu Education Act and in later years land reform were all brought to the attention of the apathetic public in an attempt to mount pressure against the Government to bring about a change in policy. The Black Sash acted as a constant reminder to the white electorate conscience that complacency would not effect change and action was necessary. The journal reflects the detailed efforts of these women from two aspects. The first one being the practical way in which the Black Sash Advice Offices helped hundreds of Africans experiencing problems as a direct result of the unjust Pass Laws. The second aspect was contained in their well documented and researched reporting on current political situations, State legislation and the effects thereof and other issues which they felt ought to be changed. ... [according to site editor`s information]
GHS is an autonomous Public Service body responsible for implementation of national policies under the control of the Minister for Health. Its mandate is to provide and prudently manage comprehensive and accessible health service with special emphasis on primary health care at regional, district and sub-district levels in accordance with approved national policies.
A number of publications is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The website deals with science and technology in Africa and mainly publishes a journal "African Technology Forum". Only a few "featured articles" can be viewed online. For content of the other volumes, see table of contents. [editors ilissAfrica]