KNCPC is registered as a Trust within the Government’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. Cleaner Production aims at minimizing the Non-Product Output (NPO) and Maximizing on the Desired Product. The mission of KNCPC is to enable industries and enterprises to make appropriate use of contemporary tools of environmental management so as to meet the challenges of the free market economy and globalization. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Founded in 1987, the Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) is a not-for-profit, membership, NGO, with headquarters in Ibadan, Nigeria. Its primary focus is on the environment and sustainable development, to which it is dedicated to providing advocacy and raising public awareness. [according to site editor's information]
ELRI is a think tank for applied legal and policy whose objectives goes beyond research to creating awareness and increasing understanding of environmental laws to the public towards finding practical ways to protect the earth and improve people’s lives. It seeks to provide — and helps other institutions provide — objective information and practical proposals for policy and institutional change that will foster sound environmentally and socially equitable development. It works around three key programmatic areas:
Capacity building & Governance
Information Dissemination ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The CCS was established at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in July 2001, with the mission of promoting the study of South African civil society as a legitimate, flourishing area of scholarly activity. A related goal was to develop partnershipswithin civil society aimed at capacity-building, knowledge sharing, andgenerating reflection and debate.
A number of publications is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Open Society in South Africa is a grant-making organisation, and is a member of the International Soros Foundations Network. The OSF-SA is committed to promoting the values, institutions and practices of an open, non-racial and non-sexist, democratic, civil society. It works for a vigorous and autonomous civil society in which the rule of law and divergent opinions are respected. The Foundation's strategy is to support and engage in activities that focus on the delivery of a needed service. ... [according to site editor's information]
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) was established in 2000 as a part of the global network of autonomous Soros Foundations. OSIWA promotes open societies where democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms and widespread civic participation prevail.
The Foundation covers 18 countries, which include the 15 members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), as well as Cameroon, Chad, and Mauritania. It supports civil society communities and advocates to governments on issues of governance; law, justice and human rights; public health and development; information, communication technology, and media. OSIWA also seeks a greater commitment to West Africa from wealthier nations. ... [according to site editor's information]
Laboratoire Citoyennetés (LC) est une association de droit burkinabè à vocation régionale (Afrique de l’Ouest) qui travaille sur la gouvernance et la citoyenneté en associant la recherche en sciences sociales à la facilitation et à l’influence du dialogue entre citoyens et gouvernants. Le LC a pour visée de contribuer à mettre en place une gouvernance réconciliée avec ses citoyens, à partir du local. C'est-à-dire une gouvernance dans laquelle, d’une part, les citoyens sont en mesure d’exprimer leurs besoins et de demander des comptes à leurs gouvernants, et d’autre part, les gouvernants sont informés de la nature des besoins réels de leurs administrés et établissent un dialogue constructif avec eux. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
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]
CCDI is engaged in environmental protection and sustainable human development. Objectives of the NGO are
* To develop educational initiatives to promote knowledge and understanding of environmental issues
* To promote natural resources management through innovative, small scale and environmentally friendly projects.
* To collaborate and form partnerships with communities, other NGOs and the public and private sectors for an exchange of ideas, experience, skills and expertise. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]