IERPE is a not-for-profit educational institution conducting empirical research, providing policy recommendations and training the next generation of scholars. Its ultimate goal is to foster sustainable development in Africa through improved provision of public services. [according to site editor's information]
le Groupement d’Intérêt Scientifique (GIS) des études africaines en France a été créé afin de permettre une meilleure visibilité des études africaines en France et au-delà.Cette structure se veut un lien entre l’ensemble des laboratoires et des chercheurs de ce domaine, en particulier les chercheurs isolés dans des unités dont la thématique est différente. ... [selon les informations de l’éditeur]
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 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]
INEP is a public research institution in Guinea-Bissau, founded in 1984. Its website offers you a lot of resources: digitised historical photographs, the fulltext of two scientific journals (starting from 1985/86), several fulltexts of theses, CVs of researchers, information about partners and projects. "Studies and research mainly focus on social sciences, economy, anthropology, modern history, environmental studies and applied technologies. The research programmes are clearly related to developmental issues. INEP has the mission to preserve and to produce knowledge about Guinea-Bissau." [editors ilissAfrica] ... [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 Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) was established on 13th December 2001 in Nairobi, Kenya, under the auspices of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Inter Academy Panel (lAP). (...) NASAC provides an independent forum for African science academies to offer authoritative credible advice for policy formulation towards economic, social and cultural development." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) is an Independent Public Policy Research and Advocacy Think Tank. With headquarters in Kampala the ACODE-team makes public policy research and analysis in a range of areas including governance, trade, environment, and science and technology. The research team consists of multi-disciplinary professionals with specialized expertise in policy research, advocacy and monitoring of public policy. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ATPS is a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, private sector actors and policy makers promoting innovative science and technology policy making through research, dialogue and advocacy in 23 African countries.The network provides modest grants to individuals and institutions to carry out research on issues of science and technology policy in sub-Saharan Africa.
The research results are disseminated to policy makers and other end-users through manuscript reports, published books, journal articles, workshops, conferences, policy dialogue and the Internet.
ATPS organizes and implements training activities targeted at policy makers, legislators, mid-level technocrats, researchers, and leaders in the private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]