AAWORD is a pan-African non-governmental organization based in Dakar, Senegal. AAWORD undertakes and supports research and training and advocacy with the intention of promoting the economic, political and social rights of African women. AAWORD has 18 national chapters, with 16 in Africa, one in Europe and one for African women living in the Americas. The association is made up by researchers, trainers, sociologists, anthropologists, historians, and experts in natural sciences, not to mention advocacy specialists in economics, education, political science, and communication. ... [according to site editor's information; 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]