4 e-books about Africa / African Studies from the catalogue of the Latin American Social Sciences Council: 1) Argentina y África en el espejo de Brasil¿Política por impulsos o construcción de una política exterior?2) Las ciencias económico sociales latinoamericanas en África Sudsahariana3) Los estudios afroamericanos y africanos en América Latina4) O pensamento africano subsaarianoConexões e paralelos como o pensamento Latino-Americano e o Asiático. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Institute of Policy Analysis and Research-Rwanda is a registered independent, not-for-profit research and policy analysis Think Tank in Rwanda. It became fully functional in 2008. Its mission is to enhance evidence based policy making and promote dialogue and a culture of debate on policy issues in Rwanda through conducting Timely, Relevant High quality Public Policy Analysis and Research [according to the site editor's information]....
The Climate Change and African Political Stability Program is a five-year research program at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin, partnered with the College of William and Mary, Trinity College Dublin, and University of North Texas. CCAPS analyzes how climate change, conflict, governance, and aid intersect to impact African and international security. CCAPS is funded by the U.S. Department of Defense's Minerva Initiative, a university-based, social science research program focused on areas of strategic importance to national security policy. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Ushaidi Platform can be used for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping of a specific topic. It was created as a tool for documenting the post-electoral violent events in Kenya 2008. Meanwhile, a number of other initiatives in Africa use this platform. For a list of projects see table of contents (as at April 2011). Ushaidi Blog was awarded best of the blogs by Deutsche Welle in 2010. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
LAM was created in 2011 through the fusion of the Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN, Bordeaux) and the Centre d'études et de recherches sur les pays d'Afrique orientale (CREPAO, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, UPPA). As the new name indicates, limitation to "black" Africa was given up for a brooader perspective, including north Africa and African diaspora. Founded in 1958, the CEAN was one of the main francophone institutions in the field of the research in politics in Africa. It consisted of researchers from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Bordeaux. It was also affiliated to the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP). The CEAN was not only doing research but it was also teaching and documenting. Its interdisciplinary group of researchers consisted of political scientists, sociologists, economists, jurists, historians, anthropologists and geographers, who analysed current political phenomena in Africa. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The French CREPAO focusses on the non-francophone African countries, especially in East and South African countries. Since 2011, CREPAO went together with CEAN (Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire) to form Les Afriques dans le monde (LAM). On their website, you will find information on projects, publications and more.
The African Politics Web Archive seeks to preserve web sites for future generations as traditional libraries preserve books, journals, newspapers and other materials. Some web sites generally last only a few months on the web and then disappear. [according to site editor's information]
L’Institut des mondes africains (IMAF) est une unité mixte de recherche interdisciplinaire (histoire ancienne et contemporaine, anthropologie, science politique, archéologie) dont les travaux portent sur l’ensemble du continent africain. Il a été créé au 1er janvier 2014, par la fusion de trois laboratoires : le Centre d’études des mondes africains (CEMAf), le Centre d’études africaines (CEAf) et le Centre d’histoire sociale de l’islam méditerranéen (CHSIM). ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
Africapedia.com is a general-interest web publication offering data on Africa and exploring the insights they present. Founded in October 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya, Africapedia.com aims to encourage greater use of numbers and rare current and historical facts in the discussion of the state of Africa and its future [according to the site editor's information]....