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]
Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Founded in 1957 as a non-profit organization the African Studies Association is open to all individuals and institutions interested in African affairs. Its mission is to bring together people with a scholarly and professional interest in Africa. The ASA also provides information and support services to the Africanist community. Three publications are currently produced annually: ASA News, African Studies Review, and History in Africa. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The seminar papers from the Societies of Southern Africa seminar, which ran at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies from 1969 until 1994, are available via SAS-Space. Include a 1969 paper by Albie Sachs, who completed a doctorate at Sussex University in the 1960s, which formed the basis of this paper. Other authors are Colin Bundy, Michael Crowder, Shula Marks and many, many more. ... [according to site editor's information]
JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines. JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR. ... [according to site editor's information]
Project MUSE is a collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to over 350 high quality humanities and social sciences journals from over 60 scholarly publishers. Access is restricted.
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CAAST-Net Plus is a network of more than 20 partner organisations from all over Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, working together to support bi-regional cooperation in research and innovation. Building on the activities and outputs of the CAAST-Net project (2008-2012), CAAST-Net Plus aims to: Encourage more and better bi-regional STI cooperation for enhanced outcomes around topics of mutual interest, and particularly in relation to the global societal challenges of climate change, food security and health. Foster discussion among stakeholders for gathering informed opinion and experience about the bi-regional cooperation process, formulating and disseminating it in such a way as to be admissible to the formal bi-regional STI policy dialogue process and to programme owners. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Sussex Africa Centre is a focal point for research and exchange of ideas among faculty and 70 postgraduate students of the University of Sussex. It runs a lively programme of events, including visiting speakers and postgraduate workshops. The University of Sussex has a history of international scholarship and engagement with the African continent. It maintains a wealth of partnerships with African universities, research institutions and grassroots organisations.The Centre is distinctive through Sussex’s tradition of activism and engagement. ... [according to site editor's information]
SWAA is a pan-African women's organization dedicated to women and their families in the fight against HIV/AIDS. SWAA's mission is to advocate on behalf of women, children and families in the fight against HIV/AIDS. SWAA mobilizes communities by strengthening capacity to prevent, control, and mitigate the impact of the epidemic. SWAA is a network of 40 grassroots country offices. ... [according to site editor's information]