EURODAD is a network of 58 NGOs from 19 European countries working on issues related to debt, development finance and poverty reduction. The Eurodad network offers a platform for exploring issues, collecting intelligence and ideas, and undertaking collective advocacy. [according to site editor's information]
ENDA-TM is an international NGO based in Dakar, Senegal. Enda collaborates with grassroots groups in search of alternative development models on the basis of the experience, expectations and objectives of marginalised peoples. [according to site editor's information]
The Tanzania Development Information Centre (TDIC) is a partnership initiative of multilateral and bilateral agencies, administered by Tanzania Global Development Learning Centre (TGDLC) and The Institute of Finance Management (IFM). The TDIC has been established to promote the use and access to knowledge in order to improve the effectiveness of development programs in Tanzania. Using the Centre’s resources, the public, students, researchers and policy makers have access to a wide range of information on development.
The overall objective of TDIC is to create a one-stop centre of information on development issues, activities and results from interventions by various actors and partners, including constraints and lessons learnt. ... [according to site editor's information]
Eldis is an internet based information service which presents development information via the web and email. It maintains an ever-growing library of editorially selected and abstracted online documents. They focus on materials which are of strategic, policy or practical interest for development practitioners based in both the North and South. The target audience includes development professionals, donor agency staff, policy-makers, NGOs, researchers, students, information workers, journalists and development-focused web-service providers. ... [according to site editor's information]
Established in May 1992 UDS is a multi-campus university running six faculties, one school and two centres of excellence. The mission of UDS is "promoting equitable and socio-economic transformation of communities through practically-oriented, community-based, problem-solving, gender-sensitive and interactive research, teaching, learning and outreach programmes."
The University's principal objective is to address and find solutions to the environmental problems and socio-economic deprivations that have characterized northern Ghana in particular and are also found in some rural areas throughout the rest of the country. ... [according to site editor's information]
CMI is an independent development research institute in Bergen, Norway. They generate and communicate research-based knowledge relevant for fighting poverty, advancing human rights, reducing conflict and promoting sustainable social development. CMI’s research focuses on local and global challenges and opportunities facing low- and middle-income countries and their citizens. The geographic orientation is towards Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. ... [according to site editor's information]
Third World Network-Africa is a research and advocacy NGO based in Accra, Ghana. It is the autonomous Africa section of Third World Network (TWN), an independent non-profit coalition of organisations and individuals engaged in advocacy on issues related to development, environment and North-South affairs. Programme areas are political economy, gender and environment. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ACORD is an Africa-led international alliance working to promote social justice and lift Africans out of poverty. ACORD is running field operations in 17 countries in Africa, as well as Pan African and international advocacy work. ACORD perceives its role as working in common cause with the poor. Its objectives are:
* Strengthen the livelihoods of marginalised communities and their capacity to advocate for their rights and achieve food sovereignity
* Facilitate an enabling environment where marginalised communities become effective agents of conflict transformation
* Build the knowledge on gender relations and effective ways of addressing gender inequalities
* Promote learning, strengthen capacity and develop effective partnerships so as to influence thinking, policies and practice on HIV and AIDS ... [according to site editor's information]
"It is our goal that Africa in Focus provides deeper insight and analysis into the daily African stories, events, and current affairs that are grabbing headlines and people’s attention, both good and bad. There will be regular posts from me and my colleagues from the Africa Growth Initiative. In addition, we will have regular contributions from AGI’s partner think tanks based across the continent since one of the core missions of AGI is to raise the African voice in global policy debates on Africa."[according to site editor's information] (en)...