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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. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
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]
AngoNet is a repository for information on humanitarian NGOs and projects operating in Angola. The selection of themes was made by "Development Workshop". The project aims to increase the capacity of non-profit, civic and development organisations working in Angola, through improved communications and information exchange. It is funded by UNDP. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ADRA was created in 1990 with a view to create a NGO that works for rural development in close connection with the democratization process. ADRA is committed to strengthen the capacity of the excluded and to foster a democratic and sustainable development in a socially and environmentally just society. [editors ilissAfrica]
DW is the oldest NGO in Angola. It is engaged as a critical partner in the Government’s decentralisation programme in the areas of municipal participatory planning and land tenure reform. Our current program in post-war Angola has parallel focuses; on peri-urban communities where the provision of infrastructure, basic services and community economic development remains a serious challenge, and on supporting the rehabilitation of social infrastructure and supporting the processes of return and settlement of war-affected communities in the central highlands and the northern provinces of Cabinda and Lunda.
Development Workshop Angola is a national partner of a wider international DW network. DW’s work is funded on a project basis by grants from NGOs, national and international development agencies and private foundations. ... [according to site editor's information]
Homepage of Colin Darch, presently Senior Information Specialist at University of Cape Town. Darch formerly worked in several other countries, among them the African countries Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. On his website, he offers his articles on different topics free of charge. The different topics are mostly related to Africa or "the South": Access to Information / Freedom of Information / Right to Information, Intellectual Property / Copyright, library science, Russia and Africa, politics, history and development policy in Ethiopia, Angola and Mozambique. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
SEAFO is a regional fisheries management organisation in South East Atlantic Ocean established in line with the provisions of the United Nations Law of the Sea (Article 118) and United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA). The objective of its Convention (The Convention on the Conservation and Management of Fisheries Resources in the South East Atlantic Ocean) is to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources in the Convention Area through the effective implementation of the Convention.
As on January 2010, the Parties to SEAFO are Angola, European Union, Japan, Namibia, Norway and South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Research project about new information and communication technologies (esp. mobile phones) run by the Research Centre Langaa in Bamena / Cameroon and the African Studies Centre in Leiden / Netherlands in several African countries. You will find some working and conference papers for download, introductions to ICTs in each studied country and some small videos about ICTs in Africa. Moreover, you will find information about conferences, publications etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"This site is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge about Bantu religions especially those of the Congo and Angolan diasporas in the Americas. The site is not restricted to any one of these. They include among others Candomblé de Angola and Kongo and Umbanda - Kimbanda in Brazil, Kumina in Jamaica, Las Reglas de Congo or Palo Mayombe, Palo Monte and Kimbisa in Cuba, North American Hoodoo and the Petro or Lemba rite in Haitian Vodou. Some traditions within Obeah and the Cuban form of Espiritismo known as Espiritismo Cruzado also demonstrate significant Bantu and Kongo influences."...