The Great Lakes Project (GLP) is a collaborative conflict transformation effort by the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), Nairobi Peace Initiative – Africa (NPI-A) and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflicts (GPPAC). The project aims to enhance the regional peacebuilding capacities, channels and infrastructures through which underlying causes of instability and conflict in the Great Lakes Region of Africa can be addressed. To achieve this, the GLP works with intergovernmental, state and civil actors in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, particularly in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. ... [according to site editor's information]
The objective of the Centre is to promote South-South civil society cooperation on trade and development and create long-term capacity of civil society representatives to address the issues of equity and accountability. The Centre has been entrusted with the responsibility to consolidate and expand activities of the organisation on south-south civil society co-operation in the areas of trade, economics and environment. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF) is a NGO with the mission to represent, lobby and advocate for Eastern Africa farmers interests and build their capacities. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
AFREPREN/FWD is a NGO based in Nairobi that brings together over 300 African energy researchers and policy makers from Africa who have a long-term interest in energy research and the attendant policy-making process. AFREPREN/FWD is a collective regional (mainly Eastern and Southern African) response to the widespread concern over the weak link between energy research and the formulation and implementation of energy policy in Africa. The network has initiated policy research studies in 19 African countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
AFREPREN/FWD has a separate consultancy arm registered as African Energy Policy Research Network Limited. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
MS-TCDC provides training, consultancies and facilities for reflection and learning to civil society organisations and their partners. MS-TCDC has as its main goal to increase the competence of civil society organisations and partners to effectively conduct their development programmes and influence policy environments. It is part of the NGO MS, Danish Association for International Cooperation. ... [according to site editor's information]
The GBV Prevention Network website is a virtual community for member organizations in the Horn, East and Southern Africa working to prevent gender-based violence (GBV). It is a resource for activists and practitioners in Africa and beyond. The site offers member profiles and a database of regional program approaches, communication materials, publications, reports, tools and resources. ... [according to site editor's information]
Inades-Formation is a Pan African NGO. Its aim is to work for the social and economic advancement of the populations with special emphasis on the latter’s own free and responsible participation in the transformation of their societies. The Head Office is in Abidjan. The Institution intervenes in West, Central and Eastern African through a General Secretariat and 10 National Offices hosted in: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Chad and Togo.
Individual or organised women and men farmers are the direct beneficiaries of the activities carried out by Inades-Formation. Inades-Formation backs up/trains them in the execution of their economic and social development projects. The approach that Inades-Formation uses to work with rural populations is called «BAFOD» (Backup of Farmers’ Organisation Dynamics). ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CECORE is an initiative of Ugandan people working to seek alternative and creative means of preventing, managing and resolving conflicts. It is a non-profit NGO and has programmes in Uganda, the Great Lakes Region and Greater Horn of Africa. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
EASSI is a collaboration between individuals, NGOs, coalitions and networks in the Eastern Africa sub region committed to the advancement of women. The goal of EASSI is to catalyze national, regional and international processes on critical areas of concern in order to make concrete and meaningful changes for women. EASSI was formed in 1996 to facilitate the follow up of the World Conference on women in Beijing in 1995. EASSI covers Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda. ... [according to site editor's information]
EASUN facilitates organisation development for CSOs to become aware of their values and vision as the basis for their ethical growth and effectiveness. To this end, EASUN offers leadership training, change management support and other activities for institutional development of civil society organisations in East Africa. Beneficiaries from support to CSOs include street children, people living with HIV/AIDS, small scale farmers, women's groups and the marginalised poor who are better served by the organisations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]