The IGD is an independent South African non-governmental organisation broadly concerned with key issues in international affairs, and how these affect South Africa, southern Africa, and Africa as a whole. The IGD's activities centre on four programme areas, encompassing:
* South Africa
* The southern African region
* The global order ... [according to site editor's information]
SAIMED is a non-profit organisation established in 2002 to offer business management training and capacity building services to community and emerging media enterprises throughout Southern Africa. Such services are usually sponsored by SAIMED's donor partners. SAIMED also offers training and consultancy services to commercial media enterprises on a fee-paying basis. ... [according to site editor's information]
FANRPAN is a regional policy research and advocacy network with the mission to promote effective Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (FANR) policies by:
1. Facilitating linkages and partnerships between government and civil society,
2. Building the capacity for policy analysis and policy dialogue in southern Africa, and supporting demand-driven policy research and analysis.
FANPRAN's operations are informed by major regional policy frameworks and processes in Southern Africa. These are currently the SADC's Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP), the SADC Heads of State Dar es Salaam Declaration, the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) of the New Partnership for Agricultural Development (NEPAD) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA Agricultural Plan.
FANRPAN is currently operating in 13 SADC countries (Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe) and operates through an inter-sectoral network platform in each country designated as a Country Node. The node comprises of the following stakeholders:
1. Government ministries responsible for FANR;
2. Policy research institutions such as relevant university departments;
3. Private sector national umbrella organizations which deal with FANR;
4. National farmers' organizations; and
5. Civil Society organizations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
tralac is a not-for-profit organisation, building trade law capacity in the southern Africa region; in governments, the private sector and civil society. tralac
* monitors trade negotiations, interprets agreements, contributes to debates and stimulates discussion on international law matters, researches developments in international trade law;
* prepares and disseminates a weekly electronic newsletter, Trade Briefs, Working Papers, news articles;
* contributes to discussions in media, collects and makes available an extensive collection of Trade Agreements and related legislation;
* develops and delivers capacity building programmes;
* facilitates Learning Forums. ... [according to site editor's information]
The registered German association KOSA is a nation-wide affiliation of organizations, groups and individuals involved in development policy, working locally but also across the country on Southern Africa. Since the end of August 2001, KOSA has also been the successor to the association "Afrika-Süd Aktionsbündnis" (AAB) [Alliance for action on Southern Africa], the former Anti-Apartheid movement in Germany.
Over the last years, KOSA has focused on the economic relations between the region of Southern Africa and the European Union. For two years now, KOSA has been actively involved in the "International Apartheid Debt and Reparations Campaign in Southern Africa" as well as topics like "water and privatisation" and HIV/AIDS are given priority.
The present focus is on the planned "Economic Partnership Agreements" between the EU and ACP-Countries with special attention on implications on Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
"The Passavant collection is an outstanding and unique collection of 274 photographs from West and Central Africa held by the Basel Ethnographic Museum (Museum der Kulturen). These photographs documenting the coastal area between Sierra Leone and Angola (including the islands of Madeira and Tenerife) were taken mostly by African photographers between 1870 and 1885. They were purchased and brought back to Europe by Carl Passavant, a young Basel citizen, from two voyages he had undertaken to West and Central Africa between 1883 and 1885." The collection is held by Basel Ethnographic Museum. ... [according to site editor’s information]
COPA is a membership network of individuals and organizations working for sustainable peace in Africa. As a network, COPA facilitates linking and sharing between practitioners and stakeholders to ensure the building of sustainable peace in Africa. It works in four regions: COPA Southern Africa comprises Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. COPA Eastern Africa comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Sudan. COPA Central Africa comprises the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi. COPA Horn of Africa comprises Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland and Djibouti. The secretariat is located in Nairobi. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The aim of COMESA is promoting regional economic integration through trade and investment. There is also a peace, security and foreign policy dimension of the venture, seen as preconditions for enhanced development in the region. [editors ilissAfrica]
ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) is a regional organisation charged with the task of promoting trade, development and integration within the COMESA region through trade of insurance and reinsurance business. [according to site editor's information]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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