The IUCEA is a regional inter-governmental organization established in 1980 by the three East African Partner States (Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda) with the aim of facilitating contact between the universities of East Africa, providing a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education, and helping maintain high and comparable academic standards. The IUCEA exists to facilitate, coordinate and promote sustainable and competitive development of universities in the region by responding to the challenges facing higher education, and helping universities to contribute to meeting national and regional development needs through its various activities. ... [according to site editor's information]
ADEA is first and foremost a forum for policy dialogue on education policies. One of its major objectives is to encourage exchanges and reinforce links between ministries of education and development agencies.
ADEA is governed by a Steering Committee composed of ten African ministers of education and representatives of most multilateral, bilateral and private development organizations that work in the education sector in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Security Sector Network (ASSN) was created at Elmina, Ghana in November 2003, out of a recognition of the need to harmonise the activities of the various African organisations working in the area of security sector reform (or transformation) and governance. [...] the ASSN does not see itself as a ‘civil society organisation’ in the conventional sense, but rather as a multidisciplinary network spanning academics, think-tanks, civil society organisations (CSOs), security practitioners (active and retired), members of parliament, and so on. A principal objective is to bridge the often substantial gap between these stakeholders (in particular, between academics and practitioners, and between CSOs and state-based actors) while harnessing their collective expertise, and enabling experiences from different traditions of security organisation and practice (anglophone, francophone and lusophone) to be shared. ... [according to site editor's information]
Since the mid-1990s, Columbia University Libraries sponsored three online International Directories of African Studies, Middle East Studies, and South Asian Studies Scholars, otherwise known as IDASS, IDMES, and IDSAS. AMESA is meant to replace these separate directories. The entries are generated by the registered scholars themselves. The Directory is fully indexed, allowing readers to conduct a search by name or keyword (e.g. subject of interest, city or country, university or affiliation, etc.). You can also Browse the entire Directory, alphabetically by name.
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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 purpose of the Regional Environmental Education Programme is to enable environmental education practitioners in the SADC region to strengthen environmental education processes for equitable and sustainable environmental management choices. This will be achieved through enhanced and strengthened environmental education policy, networking, resource materials and training capacity.
ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) Reports are available for download. ... [according to site editor's information]
ST-EAP is a platform for the advancement of EU-sub-Saharan-Africa scientific and technological (S&T) co-operation. The geographical focus is sub-Saharan Africa. ST-EAP aims to heighten awareness of European funding mechanisms and S&T co-operative instruments that support the creation of African/European consortia. In particular, ST-EAP seeks to create an increased awareness of the role of the European Union's Framework Programmes (FPs). ... [according to site editor's information]
ANSTI is an organ of cooperation that embraces African institutions engaged in University level training and research in the fields of science and technology. It has 109 member institutions in 35 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of ANSTI is to develop active collaboration among African scientific institutions so as to promote research and development in areas of relevance to the development of the region. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The EuroAfriCa-ICT project aims at promoting and supporting the development of strategic cooperation on ICT research between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa and between Europe and the Caribbean. It organises "coopertion summits", "awareness workshops", "concertation meetings" and supports the development of strategic partnerships and flagship cooperation projects based in particular on the implementation and development of a EuroAfriCa-ICT database. The project consists of a consortium of 9 partners in Europe, sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]