UAPS is a pan African non profit scientific organization whose main aim is to promote the scientific study of population in Africa. It was established through the initiative of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). UAPS is open to all African or Africanist researchers and to all institutions working in the field of population and development in Africa.
Some reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
Fondé en 1971, l'Institut de Formation et de Recherche Démographiques (IFORD) est un organisme interétatique regroupant 26 Etats d'Afrique francophone et de l'Océan Indien. Le siège de l'IFORD est situé à Yaoundé (Cameroun) et les locaux d'enseignement sont sur le campus de l'Université de Yaoundé-1 à Ngoa Ekelle. Les trois missions de l'IFORD sont
1. La formation de spécialistes en sciences de la population
2. La recherche sur les problèmes de population
3. L'appui technique aux pays membres et aux partenaires ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The interdisciplinary research group CEPED does research on the relationship between population and development in southern countries. The research focuses on three areas: gender and health; international migration and social dynamics; family and education. You will find many specific Africa related programmes, fulltext publications and more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
ANSTI is an organ of cooperation that embraces African institutions engaged in University level training and research in the fields of science and technology. It has 109 member institutions in 35 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of ANSTI is to develop active collaboration among African scientific institutions so as to promote research and development in areas of relevance to the development of the region. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
With the establishment of Centres of Excellence at leading African universities, the DAAD is pursuing the goal of creating modern educational capacities with supraregional influence. Improving the educational quality and expanding the research capacity at these world-class hubs will enable the next generation of leaders to acquire a training in line with international standards. ... [according to site editor's information]
ATPS is a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, private sector actors and policy makers promoting innovative science and technology policy making through research, dialogue and advocacy in 23 African countries.The network provides modest grants to individuals and institutions to carry out research on issues of science and technology policy in sub-Saharan Africa.
The research results are disseminated to policy makers and other end-users through manuscript reports, published books, journal articles, workshops, conferences, policy dialogue and the Internet.
ATPS organizes and implements training activities targeted at policy makers, legislators, mid-level technocrats, researchers, and leaders in the private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Technology Development Forum facilitates the exchange and dissemination of information on inventions, technologies and business opportunities as well as trends in global trade. The Forum promotes innovation and development by promoting alliances of industry, R&D institutions and government agencies to accelerate technology development and commercialization to create wealth, jobs and contribute to poverty reduction. ... [according to site editor's information]
This website supports the policy dialogue on S&T for agricultural and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. It enables the ACP scientific community - primarily agricultural research and development scientists and technologists, policy makers, farmers and other stakeholders and actors - to share and review results of national and regional efforts and collaborate to harness science and technology for the development of agriculture in their countries. ... [according to site editor's information]
"The Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies ("the Centre") was established in 1997 by the University of KwaZulu-Natal ("the University"), the South African Medical Research Council ("the MRC"), and the UK based charity, the Wellcome Trust ("the Trust").The Centre was created by these bodies to conduct and support research addressing pressing population and reproductive health questions affecting people in sub-Saharan Africa.MISSION AND SCIENTIFIC STRATEGY• To conduct policy relevant health and population research, in an ethical manner, in partnership with the community in which it works.• To enhance the capacity of the people of sub-Saharan Africa to do research." ... [according to site editor’s information]