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ACTS is an international intergovernmental science, technology and environmental policy think-tank that generates and disseminates new knowledge through policy analysis, capacity building and outreach. The centre strives to rationalize scientific and technological information to enable African countries make effective policy choices for improved living standards. ACTS works with partners and networks including academic and research institutions, national governments, UN bodies, regional and international processes and NGOs. ACTS' research and capacity building activities are organised in five programmatic areas:
* Biodiversity and Environmental Governance;
* Energy and Water Security;
* Agriculture and Food Security;
* Cross-Cutting Issues; and
* Science and Technology Literacy.
Its members include the the governments of Kenya, Malawi, Malta, Uganda and Ghana, as well as the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). ... [according to site editor's information]
The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum therefore has its fundamental goal and purpose of providing and sustaining quality services, which are geared to satsify the needs and expectations of its esteemed customers. Its aim is to facilitate provision of clean, sustainable, affordable, reliable, and secure energy services for national development while protecting the environment. ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of the Ministry of Mines and Energy in Namibia is to promote, facilitate and regulate the responsible development and sustainable utilization of Namibia’s mineral, geological and energy resources through competent staff, innovation, research and stakeholder collaboration in a conducive environment for the benefit of all Namibians. ... [according to site editor's information]
AFREPREN/FWD is a NGO based in Nairobi that brings together over 300 African energy researchers and policy makers from Africa who have a long-term interest in energy research and the attendant policy-making process. AFREPREN/FWD is a collective regional (mainly Eastern and Southern African) response to the widespread concern over the weak link between energy research and the formulation and implementation of energy policy in Africa. The network has initiated policy research studies in 19 African countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
AFREPREN/FWD has a separate consultancy arm registered as African Energy Policy Research Network Limited. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mandate of the MEMD is to "establish, promote the development, strategically manage and safeguard the rational and sustainable exploitation and utilization of energy and mineral resources for social and economic development".
A number of reports and policy documents is downloadable. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]