IFRA is a regional research centre financed by the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The department in Nairobi seeks to support research in and about east Africa (esp. Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) in the field of social science and humanities. You have free access to the full text documents of the "Les Cahiers d'Afrique de l'Est" (starting number 17) and "Mambo - La lettre d'information de l'IFRA". IFRA also provides a list of libraries in East Africa and France. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
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]
ARSRC, established in 2003, is part of a Ford Foundation five-year grant-making initiative, "Global Dialogue of Sexual Health and Well Being" aimed at giving visibility, depth and legitimacy to the field of sexuality. The goal of the ARSRC is to promote more informed and affirming public dialogue on human sexuality and to contribute to positive changes in the emerging field of sexuality in Africa, by creating mechanisms for learning at the regional level. Activities under the initiative will focus on four of the most populous countries in Africa: Egypt (North Africa), Kenya (East Africa), Nigeria (West Africa) and South Africa (Southern Africa). ... [according to site editor's information]
The re-established EADB offers a broad range of financial services in the Member States of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania with an overiding objective of strengthening socio-economic development and regional integration. [according to site editor's information]
NBI is a partnership of the Nile Basin states. It seeks to develop the river in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security. According to the policy guidelines the objectives are inter alia
- to develop the Nile Basin water resources in a sustainable and equitable way to ensure prosperity, security, and peace for all its peoples,
- to ensure efficient water management and the optimal use of the resources,
- to ensure cooperation and joint action between the riparian countries,
- to target poverty eradication and promote economic integration. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The IGAD mission is to assist and complement the efforts of the Member States to achieve, through increased cooperation:
* Food Security and environmental protection
* Promotion and maintenance of peace and security and humanitarian affairs, and,
* Economic cooperation and integration.
IGAD is to be the premier regional organization for achieving peace, prosperity and regional integration in the IGAD region. ... [according to site editor's information]
OpenDOAR is a directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories. So far, the repositories of 11 sub-saharan African countries have been included: Botswana, Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
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PAMLO, the Pan-African Mentoring and Learning Organization, is a nonprofit organization that specializes in advising educational institutions and communities on how to improve academic performance, how to access educational materials, how to motivate learners and teachers, how to encourage entrepreneurship among school-leavers and graduates, and on how to build local and global partnerships. For the moment, PAMLO's main working fields are Kenya and South Africa.
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This site presents a research project by the University of Bayreuth (Germany) about the discourse about Sharia in specific African countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Sudan). You will find information about workshop and conferences. Furthermore you can get the book: Sharia Implementation in Northern Nigeria 1999-2006: A Sourcebook (2007) as a full text document free of charge and further bibliographical data. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The RCK is a human rights organization whose objective is to promote refugee welfare in Kenya and in the greater East African region. In its advocacy role RCK works through its programs to educate, raise public awareness, make interventions and articulate refugee concerns, in order to encourage the development of policies that are sensitive to the vulnerable situation of refugees. It does local, regional and international networking and collaboration. ... [according to site editor's information]