CORPAFROAS will provide the first corpus of Afroasiatic languages that will present sound-indexed data, with elaborate annotations. The final purpose of this pilot corpus is not so much the amount of data it will provide, as the full set of methods and electronic tools that will be developed and made available freely to the community. One hour per language will be thoroughly transcribed, glossed, translated into English, and sound-indexed. The project is organized along two axes, linked to the nature of the materials and to the aim of the project, which is typological comparability among languages: prosody and morphosyntax. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
CEN-SAD is to be a framework for integration and complementarity. Its objectives are
* establishment of a comprehensive economic union based on a strategy implemented in accordance with a developmental plan that would be integrated in the national development plans of the member states.
* elimination of all obstacles impeding the unity of its member states (free movement, freedom of residence, improvement of transportation etc.).
* coordination of pedagogical and educational systems at the various educational levels, and in the cultural, scientific and technical fields.
Members are Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo and Tunisia. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]