Homepage of the African Studies at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. You will find information on the studies, research projects etc. Under "publications", you can find many fulltext documents (mostly English) mainly mastertheses since 2005 (country focus: East Africa - Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, ..), but also working papers and publications in their own series "Perspectives on Development Cooperation in Africa". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Twaweza means “we can make it happen” in Swahili. Twaweza works on enabling children to learn, citizens to exercise agency and governments to be more open and responsive in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. They have programs, staff and offices across all three countries, and a world respected practice of learning, monitoring and evaluation. Their flagship programs include Uwezo, Africa’s largest annual citizen assessment to assess children’s learning levels across hundreds of thousands of households, and Sauti za Wananchi, Africa’s first nationally representative mobile phone survey. They undertake public and policy engagement, through media partnerships and global leadership of initiatives such as the Open Government Partnership. ... [according to site editor's information]
Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture. The projects helps farmers to increase their harvests, protect the environment and sell their produce in thriving markets. By providing support, training in effective farming methods and links to markets, it helps to build more profitable farming businesses so that whole communities can lift themselves out of poverty [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The David Astor Journalism Awards Trust (DAJAT) is a London-based human rights charity that works to promote, strengthen and support independent journalism in Africa. Established in 2006, the Trust runs an innovative programme for African journalists focusing on professional development and long-term career support. The programme currently operates in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The Pitt Rivers Museum is a museum for anthropology and archaeology. In its virtual collections you can visit some African exhibitions, among others (see tabe of contents). Please also note the "Virtual Tours", the database and other offers provided by the museum. [editors ilissAfrica]
Volunteer Kenya is a grass root organisation form the US and Canada that works in the Western Province of Kenya. It runs a HIV/Aids programme, a microenterprise programme and provides affordabele healthcare at the Bill Selke Memorial Clinic and in mobile clinics. [editors ilissAfrica; according to site editor's information]
KWAHO is a national NGO based in Kenya since its launch in 1976. Its mission is to offer partnership to disadvantaged communities to improve their social and economic standards by facilitating the provision of safe water, hygienic sanitation, management of sustainable environment and promotion of income generating initiatives. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Village Enterprise Fund is a US-based NGO that works primarily with subsistence farmers in remote, rural areas of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. It provides business training, funding, and mentoring to help them create and sustain income-generating small businesses. Business training empowers a group of five people to operate a business. Topics include: sales, marketing, recordkeeping, group dynamics and decision making, saving, and re-investing profits for growth. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Christian Mission Aid is a non-denominational, non-profit organization working on relief and development projects in Kenya, Uganda and Sudan. CMA’s primary focus is to help others help themselves. It works in partnership with donors and supporters, Christian Missions, Churches, and other NGOs. The goal is to provide assistance, training, and resources so that the people it serves can continue along the path to self-sufficiency. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
UNDP links global and national efforts to achieve the Millennium goals aims and helps host countries to find solutions to global and national development challenges. Main areas of activity are:
- Democratic governance
- Poverty reduction
- Crisis prevention and recovery
- Environment and energy
Through the Resident Co-ordinator System UNDP plays a significant co-ordination role for the UN's activities in the field of development. ... [editors ilissAfrica]