The mission of OSAA is to:
* enhance international support for Africa's development and security through its advocacy and analytical work,
* assist the Secretary General in improving coherence and coordination of the UN system support to Africa, and
* facilitate inter-governmental deliberations on Africa at the global level, in particular relating to the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).
The Office takes the lead in the preparation of Africa-related reports and inputs on NEPAD. ... [according to site editor's information]
LEAD-Nigeria, within LEAD-Anglophone West Africa, is a Member Program of LEAD International, a global NGO with a network of over 2,000 leaders and professionals in over 80 countries, who are inspired and committed to achieving leadership and good governance for a sustainable world. The LEAD Africa Fellowship Programme is a capacity development programme jointly initiated by LEAD International, LEAD Africa, and in partnership with the Shell Foundation. The program commits to contribute to enhancing the capacities of emerging, high-growth potential leaders, for the achievement of sustainable development in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The site examines how metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives as the main agents of government's development efforts develop innovative solutions to long-standing socio-economic problems such as housing, transport, education, environment and employment.
The site was borne out of a private initiative and entered a public-private partnership with the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Tanzania Development Gateway is an Internet portal that provides and promotes online networking, sharing, exchange and dissemination of knowledge, ideas and information on development matters. In the short-term, the Gateway is envisioned as Internet portal that will promote the dissemination of comprehensive information on development and other country-level issues. In the long term, it is hoped that the Gateway will expand from being Internet portal to act as facilitator developing the Internet economy in the country. ... [according to site editor's information]
The International Growth Centre (IGC) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. Based at LSE and in partnership with Oxford University, the IGC is initiated and funded by DFID. The IGC has 14 active country programmes in 13 countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India (Bihar state and Central), Liberia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia) as well as 10 research programmes spanning topics such as trade, agriculture, macroeconomics and human capital. ... [according to site editor's information]
AFRODAD is an Pan African Civil Society Organisation working on Debt and Development. AFRODAD aspires for an equitable and sustainable development process, leading to a prosperous African Society. Its mission is to secure policies that will redress the African Debt Crisis based on a human rights value system.
Numerous publications and studies are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The ATMS Project is sub-Saharan Africa's biggest and most ambitious human capital development effort in the private sector. Created to play a key role in Africa's economic development and operating in over twenty five countries, the Project provides human capital solutions that lead to wealth creation via the private sector and commercially operated state enterprises. It comprises two separate, but interrelated components, The AMTS Foundation and AMSCOBV.
The ATMS Project is a regional project of UNDP. The IFC is the executing agency and the AfDB regional coordinanting agency. ... [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)...
AERN is a non-profit making network dedicated to the dissemination of information on Africa. The main projects of AERN include the AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM, an on-line African Educational Research Journal and a variety of other activities to promote and support African-based scholars.
Most issues of "AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM" are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
NURRU, a registered NGO, brings together researchers and research users to tackle some of Uganda's daunting socio-economic problems, through research and research output utilization. NURRU conducts research for socio-economic development aimed at poverty eradication in the country. [according to site editor's information]