IFRA is a regional research centre financed by the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The department in Ibadan has no homepage of its own yet. The information you will find here are provided by the umbrella organisation "Instituts de recherches français à l'étranger". [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of R. Blench PhD, whose working focus is drylands management, the environment and rural development in (West) Africa and Asia. You can find many freely accessible online papers about these topics, but also about other topics (e.g. the Ghana-Togo-Languages, see table of contents). Please note that the site is somewhat nested and offers more than is visible at first sight. The papers under "Mallam Dendo Consultancy" and "Publications" are not identical. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Kingdoms of the Medieval Sudan" provides a narrative historical overview of Mali, Songhay, Kanem-Bornu, and Hausaland before the modern era (precolonial), a hyperlinked glossary with pronunciation helps, and self-tests on the history of these regions.The text is also accompanied by the work of photographer Lucy Johnson. This site is intended only as an introduction to the history of Sudanic Africa, and does not aim to be comprehensive.
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