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USAID’s strategy for transformational development in Ghana seeks to boost economic growth by improving the enabling environment to attract more investment, increasing the volume of trade, and creating wealth through better management of Senegal’s natural resources.Key interventions include the areas of health agriculture and natural resources management, human resources, the private sector, democracy, and disaster assistance. ... [according to site editor's information]
LAM was created in 2011 through the fusion of the Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN, Bordeaux) and the Centre d'études et de recherches sur les pays d'Afrique orientale (CREPAO, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, UPPA). As the new name indicates, limitation to "black" Africa was given up for a brooader perspective, including north Africa and African diaspora. Founded in 1958, the CEAN was one of the main francophone institutions in the field of the research in politics in Africa. It consisted of researchers from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Bordeaux. It was also affiliated to the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP). The CEAN was not only doing research but it was also teaching and documenting. Its interdisciplinary group of researchers consisted of political scientists, sociologists, economists, jurists, historians, anthropologists and geographers, who analysed current political phenomena in Africa. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Center is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit research-based and policy-oriented think tank in Accra, Ghana. It is dedicated to the promotion of democracy, good governance and the development of a liberal political and economic environment in Ghana in particular and Africa in general.
On the website you can find some of the publications of CDD online. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Institut Panos Afrique de l'Ouest (IPAO) is a non-governmental organisation. It mainly deals with the media in West Africa, especially with their role in fields like civil society, Good Governance or democratie. [editors ilissAfrica]
EISA is non-profit organisation, established 1996 and based in Johannesburg, that strives for credible elections, participatory democracy, human rights culture, and the strengthening of governance institutions. Having field offices in Kinshasa (DR Congo), Antananarivo (Madagascar), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), N'djamema (Chad), Khartoum (Sudan), Bujumbura (Burundi), Nairobi (Kenya) and Maputo (Mozambique) its regional focus is no more on Southern Africa alone. EISA works in a number of programme areas, including
* Democracy, conflict management and electoral education
* Elections and political processes
* Balloting and electoral services
* Governance (political partes, APRM, institutions of governance and local governance)
* Online Democracy Encyclopedia
* Research and information (including a specialised library and in house publications).
EISA's work is supported by local, regional and international funding organisations.
A number of reports is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
HURIPEC is an autonomous Centre in the Faculty of Law at Makerere University. It was set up to provide a focused intellectual and activist space to spearhead the promotion and protection of human rights and peace through a combination of teaching, research, documentation, public debate, seminars, and outreach programmes. It fosters an interdisciplinary approach and collaborates with related institutions and civil society groups.
Publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
You will find information on the network and on the different research fields (see table of contents). Furthermore, you will find short reports on field trips, conference attendance etc. (to justify the funding). [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the Centre for African Studies at the University of Mumbai, India (founded in 1971). You will find information about the centre and some fulltext documents under "Research" (working papers and some issues of the centre's journal "African Current". The current reesrach focus is on the India - Africa - China Trade Relations and Issues of Governance and Democracy in Africa and the Indian Ocean region. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"The World Bank eLibrary is the World Bank's partly free partly subscription-based collection of nearly 6,000 books, reports, journals, and working papers. Among the many differences between accessing World Bank publications in eLibrary vs. the Bank's main web site is that eLibrary contains only the final, peer-reviewed versions of the Bank's formal publications." [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
The Royal Tropical Institute in the Netherlands offers a wide range of resources in the field of development policies and the like. You will e.g. find their digitized map and museum collection, dossiers and many full text documents on different topics (see table of contents). [editors ilissAfrica]