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CMI is an independent development research institute in Bergen, Norway. They generate and communicate research-based knowledge relevant for fighting poverty, advancing human rights, reducing conflict and promoting sustainable social development. CMI’s research focuses on local and global challenges and opportunities facing low- and middle-income countries and their citizens. The geographic orientation is towards Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. ... [according to site editor's information]
"The Academy is an interdisciplinary research institute dealing with social, political and economic issues in a comparative framework. The Academy conducts research on strategies of planning and socio-economic development, international relations, national movements and cultural relations. It investigates and documents case studies of economic, social, cultural and political changes and studies institutional structures set up for planning and development." Africa is not a focus, but some research is done (e.g. on the relationships between India, China and Africa), especially by Prof. Jamal M. Moosa who was the vice president of the African Studies Association of India in 2007-2008. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
The extensive holdings of the British Library for Development Studies have been built up since 1966 and constitute Europe's most comprehensive research collection on development issues. Subjects include economics, education, environment, gender, health, politics, rural development, social development, and trade. ... [According to the site editor's information]
ODI is Britain's independent think-tank on international development and humanitarian issues. The mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries. The ODI does this by locking together high-quality applied research, practical policy advice, and policy-focused dissemination and debate. ... [according to site editor's information]
You will find many resources on this site, classed by topic and by region, among others, there are many links to full text documents published by different research centres and institutions working in this field.
EADI's objectives are: to generate and stimulate exchange of information between European scientists and researchers concerned with development issues; to promote interdisciplinary studies on specific themes; to develop contacts with researchers from other regions of the world.
Information about EADI is available in English, French, Spanish and German language.
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CEsA is specifically oriented towards the study of economic and social development in the so-called "developing countries" of Africa (particularly Sub-Saharan Africa and, there, the Portuguese speaking countries), Asia (namely Asia-Pacific and South Asia) and Latin America. You will find many online full text documents. [editors ilissAfrica]