ACTS is an international intergovernmental science, technology and environmental policy think-tank that generates and disseminates new knowledge through policy analysis, capacity building and outreach. The centre strives to rationalize scientific and technological information to enable African countries make effective policy choices for improved living standards. ACTS works with partners and networks including academic and research institutions, national governments, UN bodies, regional and international processes and NGOs. ACTS' research and capacity building activities are organised in five programmatic areas:
* Biodiversity and Environmental Governance;
* Energy and Water Security;
* Agriculture and Food Security;
* Cross-Cutting Issues; and
* Science and Technology Literacy.
Its members include the the governments of Kenya, Malawi, Malta, Uganda and Ghana, as well as the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). ... [according to site editor's information]
Operational in Niamey since 1992 ACMAD is composed of 53 Member States. ACMAD’s mission is the provision of weather and climate information and for the promotion of sustainable development of Africa (notably within the context of national strategies for poverty eradication), in the fields of agriculture, water resources, health, public safety and renewable energy. ACMAD carries out its mission through capacity-building for the National Meteorological Services (NMSs) of its Member States, in weather prediction, climate monitoring (extreme events…), transfer of technology (telecommunications, computing and rural communication) and in research. ... [according to site editor's information]
BIOTA AFRICA has been jointly invented by African and German researchers aiming at the establishment of research supporting sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in Africa. Due to pragmatic reasons the large project is logistically subdivided into four Regional Networks: BIOTA West Africa, BIOTA East Africa, BIOTA Southern Africa and BIOTA Morocco ("Research Networks"). Participating institutions of each country elect representatives for a national BIOTA steering committee which controls the daily business and enables national strategic discussions and decisions. ... [according to site editor's information]
Le Centre Afrika Obota Benin est une ONG qui a pour missionde contribuer au développement durable de l’Afrique par :
* L’éducation et la communication
* Le renforcement d’un état de droit
* Le panafricanisme
* La formation de l’opinion publique dynamique pour les décisions d’utilité publique
* L’appui aux activités d’auto-promotion et du bien-être social. ... [selon les information de l'éditeur du site]
CIPCRE is a Christian NGO bound by Cameroonian law, with the task of helping populations, men and women, to take their own development in their hands, integrating in it the ecological issues in its broadest sense. The will is to contribute through two national offices in Benin and Cameroon, in the construction of an African society based on evangelical values; that is just, equal, human, healthy and green democratic society.
By investing in divers fields such as sustainable development, environmental education, justice and peace, gender and development, as well as communication and lobbying, CIPCRE reveals itself, at the same time, as a support organization for local development initiatives and a tool for Christian testimony, showing that the construction of a hopeful Africa is strongly rooted in a global evangelical vision. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
The DRFN is a Namibian non-governmental sustainability organisation aiming to enhance decision-making for sustainable development through research, training and consultancy in the country’s land, water and energy sectors.
The DRFN provides objective, relevant and professional services supporting decision-makers of all walks of life – from communities to traditional and local authorities, to the highest decision-making bodies and individuals in government and the private sector – by developing, disseminating and implementing scientific, fact-based and analytical options that form the backbone of policy development, planning and implementation, thereby contributing to Namibia’s sustainable development. ... [according to site editor's information]
Eco Awards Namibia programme aims to answer the question of how to ensure that environment-friendly companies are rewarded within the economic system. The eco awards Namibia programme was introduced in Namibia in 2007 - sponsored by the Ministry for Environment and Tourism, supported by the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) and financed by the Namibia Development Tourism Programme (NTDP) of the European Union. The eco awards Namibia will be a mark of distinction for accommodation establishments which are planned and managed according to eco-friendly principles.
La FOCARFE est une ONG d'environnement et de développement durable. Son action peut se résumer en une éducation politique visant à une participation citoyenne à la recherche de solutions aux problèmes environnementaux locaux, régionaux et mondiaux, l'environnement recouvrant pour elle l'ensemble des relations sociales, économiques, naturelles et culturelles d'un espace – temps dynamique. Les domaines d'intervention sont
1. Environnement et forêts (promotion des droits des communautés et préservation du milieu dans les secteurs d'activités extractives) ;
2. Economie politique (assistance au secteur informel, renforcement de la société civile en termes de participation, promotion commerce équitable, etc.) ;
3. Genre et promotion féminine (optimisation de la participation des femmes) ;
4. Agriculture durable et appui à la commercialisation (gestion de la qualité, réalisation des infrastructures de conditionnement et de stockage, partenariat avec institution de financement, élaboration de stratégies de mise en marché etc.). ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
GENSEN or GEN Senegal is the Senegalese national branch of the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) a United Nations ECOSOC NGO. GENSEN is a network of 45 ecovillages. It maintains development projects and research activities that serve the ecovillages directly. It works in partnership with NGOs, government ministries, and community-based organizations to support the provide education and support to member eco-villages.
GENSEN’s closest partner, the Earth Rights Eco-Village (EREV) Institute is a center of higher education that services the ecovillage network and provides educational programs. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]