The Forestry Research Institute of Malawi (FRIM) situated in Zomba is one of the operational sections of the Department of Forestry within the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs. It is the center for most of the forestry research activities in the country. [according to site editor's information]
The objective of TBI, a NGO based in the Netherlands, is to contribute to a better use and governance of tropical forests for the benefit of people, conservation and sustainable development. TBI aims to achieve this objective through research (knowledge), capacity building (capacity and organisations) and communication (dialogue and linkage between national and international debates).
Publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CIFOR's purpose is to advance human well-being, environmental conservation, and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries. The research is driven by a commitment to eradicating poverty and protecting the environment.
CIFOR conducts research across Asia, Latin America and Africa. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilssAfrica]
AFF is an association of individuals who share the quest for and commitment to the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for socio-economic wellbeing of its peoples and for the stability and improvement of its environment. The purpose is to provide a platform and create an enabling environment for independent and objective analysis, advocacy and advice on relevant policy and technical issues pertaining to achieving sustainable management, use and conservation of Africa’s forest and tree resources as part of efforts to reduce poverty and promote economic and social development. ... [according to site editor's information]
KEFRI has the mission to conduct research and provide information and technologies for sustainable development of forest and allied natural resources. Therefore it
* Conducts research in forestry;
* Disseminates research findings;
* Co-operates with other research bodies within and outside Kenya carrying out similar research; and
* Establishes partnership with other organizations and institutions of higher learning in training and on matters of forestry. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
COPA is a membership network of individuals and organizations working for sustainable peace in Africa. As a network, COPA facilitates linking and sharing between practitioners and stakeholders to ensure the building of sustainable peace in Africa. It works in four regions: COPA Southern Africa comprises Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. COPA Eastern Africa comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Sudan. COPA Central Africa comprises the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi. COPA Horn of Africa comprises Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland and Djibouti. The secretariat is located in Nairobi. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Le CIDR intervient dans des secteurs clés du développement en Afrique :
- développement local et décentralisation,
- développement d'entreprises en milieu rural et en milieu urbain,
- systèmes financiers décentralisés,
- assurance maladie et prévoyance sociale.
Il a pour objectif la construction et le renforcement d'institutions locales, régionales et nationales durables, au service des populations, participant à la réduction de la pauvreté et à l'amélioration des politiques publiques.
Il est actuellement présent dans une douzaine de pays africains : Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Comores, Ethiopie, Guinée, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Ouganda, Rwanda, Sénégal, Tanzanie, Tchad et Togo.
Parmis les principaux partenaires sont entre autres Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Ministère de la décentralisation (Bénin), Oxfam, Diakonia (Suède), Agence française de développement (AFD), Fonds International de développement agricole (FIDA), le PNUD et l'Union Européenne. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site ; rédaction ilissAfrica]
PAID-WA is one of four regional institutes of the International Association of Pan African Institute for Development (PAID). PAID-WA is a non-profit organisation dealing with capacity building of persons working in the field of development cooperation. It runs training courses in a wide range of development topics, including community management of rural water supplies. It also offers field research and consultancy services. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
ESAMI is a Pan African Regional Management Development Centre in Arusha (Tanzania). It is a service and market-oriented institution offering high level specialized management training and development programme, consultancy and action-oriented management research services. ESAMI's target clients are government, NGOs, parastatals, private sector and national training institutions in the Eastern and Southern African region (and Sub-Saharan Africa in general). ... [according to site editor's information]
ACTEA is a network and support service for evangelical theological education in Africa. The central purpose of ACTEA is to assist evangelical theological schools and programmes throughout Africa in their quest for excellence and renewal. ACTEA seeks to achieve this (i) by serving as a medium for contact and collaboration among these schools and programmes, and (ii) by providing various support services for them. More than 150 theological colleges and programmes in Africa are officially affiliated with ACTEA. ... [according to site editor's information]