The GIGA Institute of African Affairs:
- conducts research on political, economic and social affairs in contemporary Africa. All researchers possess relevant regional expertise and language skills and make use of state-of-the-art theoretical and methodological approaches and tools.
focuses on analyses of political, economic and social actors, structures and processes in sub-Saharan Africa.
is the only research institute in Germany which deals solely with sub-Saharan Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
AllAfrica.com vous propose le contenu de plus de 130 agences de presse et de journaux africains, classés par région, pays et thème. Pour avoir accès aux archives et à la recherche avancée il faut se faire enregister gratuitement. [rédaction ilissAfrica]
The Story of Africa tells the history of the continent from an African perspective. Africa's top historians take a fresh look at the events and characters that have shaped the continent from the origins of humankind to the end of South African apartheid. See the rise and fall of empires and kingdoms, experience the power of religion, the injustices of slavery, and chart the expansion of trade between Africa and other continents.Hear what it was like to live under colonialism, follow the struggle against it, and celebrate the achievement of independence (audiofiles). ... [according to site editors` information]
The Goal of the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is to strengthen the abilities of African countries and regional organizations to manage risk of food insecurity through the provision of timely and analytical early warning and vulnerability information. FEWS NET is a USAID-funded activity that collaborates with international, national, and regional partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and vulnerability information on emerging or evolving food security issues. FEWS NET professionals in the US and Africa monitor various data and information-including remotely sensed data and ground-based meteorological, crop and rangeland conditions-as early indications of potential threats to food security. FEWS NET also focuses its efforts on strengthening African early warning and response networks. Activities to do this include capacity development, network building and strengthening, developing policy useful information, and forming consensus about food security problems and solutions. ... [according to site editor`s information]
SAGA was a project of Cornell and Clark-Atlanta Universities for research and technical assistance in Africa, funded by a cooperative agreement with USAID.
SAGA was divided into 3 major components:
- Technical Assistance
- Competitive grants program
The research component of SAGA involved collaborations with African Scholars to research four broad themes:
- Schooling, Education and Human Capital
- Health and Nutrition
- Risk, Vulnerability and Poverty Dynamics
- Empowerment and Institutions ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was signed into law on May 18, 2000 as Title 1 of The Trade and Development Act of 2000. The Act offers tangible incentives for African countries to continue their efforts to open their economies and build free markets. [according to site editor's information]
ALN's purpose is to support the Africana Librarians Council (ALC) of the African Studies Association. Contents include abbreviated reports on meetings of ALC and the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) and other relevant groups. It also reports other items of interest to Africana librarians and those concerned about information resources about or in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The main purpose of this site is to offer easy access to online materials dealing with African languages. In particular, this site collects links to other sites hosting free stuff, be they downloadable files (of any format), web-readable texts, searchable databases, or whatever. Particular attention is given to materials that contain structural/descriptive data, though not exclusively so. Links to commercial enterprises won't be added, as a rule. [according to site editor's information] A short bibliography to every language is given. ... [editors ilissAfrica]