Special dossier / website of the French radio channel "Radio France International (RFI)" on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. You will find many reports and audiofiles concerning the history but also contemporary issues of the African continent. [editors ilissAfrica]
This website presents a project (2009-2010) that aims at analysing the university situation in Africa compared to Europe. Questionnaires, analyses and workshops shall help to get an insight into the challenges of African universities and help them improving access to education and retention of their students. The website offers reports, analyses, statistics and more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
AfricAvenir is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation engaging in political education and information dissemination both in Africa and in Europe. Its aim is to contribute to the recovery, rehabilitation and imaginative recreation of African civilisation, culture and history in order to devise new ways of thinking, behaving and organising both the African societies and the emerging 'Global Village'.
AfricAvenir has launched an exchange program which aims at fostering a 'Collective Destiny Perspective'. It trains internees and volunteers from Europe who, through their experiences working and living in Africa, develop empathy and understanding for African culture. ... [according to site editor's information]
The project "Images of Africa" is run by the Hans Boeckler Foundation, which is close to the Confederation of German Trade Unions. The aim of the project is to analyse images of Africa in Germany and Europe as well as their functions and consequences from a postcolonial perspective. This should lead to a critical discussion of images of Africa. The blog offers several texts that analyse different aspects of the problem. [according to site editor’s information] ... [translated and suppelemented]
Das Projekt hatte das Ziel, die deutsche EU-Ratspräsidentschaft in der ersten Jahreshälfte 2007 kritisch und konstruktiv zu begleiten. VENRO forderte die Bundesregierung u.a. dazu auf, für eine armutsorientierte europäische Entwicklungspolitik einzutreten.
Es entstanden im Rahmen des Projekts eine Reihe von Publikationen und ein "Manifest", die als pdf-Dateien heruntergeladen werden können. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Special dossier / website of the French TV channel TV5 Monde on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. You will find many reports and videos concerning the history but also contemporary issues of the African continent. [editors ilissAfrica]
Special website of the French TV channel TV5 Monde on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. You will find basic data for the countries in question as well as links to historical videos of TV5, ARTE (a French-German TV-channel) and the INA (Institut national de l'audiovisuel). [editors ilissAfrica]
Agritrade is CTA's web portal on international agricultural trade issues in the context of ACP -EU relations. It aims to serve and to be utilised by ACP stakeholders. Agritrade covers the following thematic issues:
* Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs);
* Reform of the EU Common Agriucltural Policy (CAP) and its implications on ACP countries;
* EU Enlargement and its implications on ACP countries;
* WTO Agreement on Agriculture;
* Market Access;
* Food safety (Sanitary and PhytoSanitary measures);
* Commodities (Sugar, Rice, Beef, Banana, Cotton, Cereals);
* ACP-EU fisheries relations. ... [according to site editor's information]
AWEPA is an international non-governmental organisation that supports parliaments in Africa and works to keep Africa high on the political agenda in Europe. It has some 1500 current and former parliamentarians as members from the European Parliament and almost all EU member states, plus Norway and Switzerland. It works in Africa from a development perspective to strengthen the core functions of parliaments: oversight, representation and legislation.
AWEPA has offices in Belgium, Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Rwanda, Uganda, Southern Sudan and South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
CAAST-Net Plus is a network of more than 20 partner organisations from all over Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, working together to support bi-regional cooperation in research and innovation. Building on the activities and outputs of the CAAST-Net project (2008-2012), CAAST-Net Plus aims to: Encourage more and better bi-regional STI cooperation for enhanced outcomes around topics of mutual interest, and particularly in relation to the global societal challenges of climate change, food security and health. Foster discussion among stakeholders for gathering informed opinion and experience about the bi-regional cooperation process, formulating and disseminating it in such a way as to be admissible to the formal bi-regional STI policy dialogue process and to programme owners. ... [according to site editor's information]