The Eastern and Southern African Mineral Resources Development Centre (ESAMRDC) which later changed its name to the Southern and Eastern African Mineral Centre (SEAMIC) was established in 1977, under the umbrella of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) principally to carry out regional geological surveying and to provide minerals exploration and consulting services for programs of its founding member states,Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique, later joined by Uganda, Angola and the Comoros. Kenya became a member in 2006 and the Sudan joined in 2010. In 2007, the ministerial meeting in Maputo decided that membership is open to all African states. To reflect this expansion of the scope, the name of the Centre is changed to African Minerals and Geosciences Centre (AMGC) starting from July 2015. ... [according to site editors information]
The mission of RASCOM is to provide to all African countries, efficient and inexpensive telecommunications facilities and meet their radio and television broadcast requirements, by having recourse to every appropriate technology, including a regional satellite communication system well integrated into existing and/or planned national network with a vie to facilitating the development of the countries of Africa. RASCOM is an intergovernmental commercially run organization whose capital is open to the private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
President Horst Köhler: "Together with the ZEIT Foundation and in cooperation with the Federal Government, I have established the Partnership with Africa initiative to discuss with reform-minded African Heads of State and Government and representatives of civil society and the political and business communities of Africa and Germany the relationship between the countries of Africa and the industrialized nations."
You can access press coverage of the Partnership with Africa initiative and a photo archive as well as find information about conferences that have been held.
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The CBFP is an association that brings together more than 40 governmental and non-governmental organisations. The goal is to improve communication between members and coordination between their projects, programmes and policies in order to enhance the sustainable management of the Congo Basin forests and improve on the standard of living of the inhabitants of the region. ... [according to site editor's information]
La COMIFAC est un organe d'orientation, de coordination et de décision qui a mis en place et validé un plan de convergence sous-régional pour une meilleure gestion et conservation des forêts d'Afrique Centrale. [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
L'objectif général du RAPAC est d'assurer de manière concertée, par l'échange d'expérience la protection et la gestion de la biodiversité dans chacune des aires protégées du réseau. Le RAPAC s'appuie sur les structures et compétences nationales et sous-régionales (aussi des ONG et du secteur privé). ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site; rédaction ilissAfrica]
Gorée Institute is dedicated to the promotion of peaceful, self-reliant, and open societies in Africa through the elaboration of new paradigms, the strengthening of networks, of institutions and of people, the optimisation of the continent's creative human and cultural potential and its financial resources. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Odyssey Interactive website is an initiative of the Kennedy Center Education Department's ARTSEDGE Program and contains arts and education information and resources for artists, teachers, and students of African arts and culture (own texts, interviews and lessons as well as links to other sites).
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SPII is a government programme designed to promote technology development in manufacturing industries in South Africa through support for innovation of competitive products and/or processes. It currently consists of three schemes: the Product Process Development, Matching and Partnership Schemes. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Maputo Corridor Logistics Intiative is a non-profit organisation consisting of Infrastructure Investors, Service Providers and Stakeholders from Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland who are focussed on the promotion and further development of the Maputo Development Corridor (MDC) as the region's primary logistics transportation route. The aims are
* to remove barriers along the Corridor
* to inform the market of developments on the Corridor and
* to market the strategic benefits and opportunities of using it
thereby making the MDC the first choice for the regions importers and exporters alike. ... [according to site editor's information]