The CSIR undertakes directed and multidisciplinary research, technological innovation as well as industrial and scientific development to improve the quality of life of the country's people. It is committed to supporting innovation in South Africa to improve national competitiveness in the global economy. [according to site editor's information]
The main goal of the SAAIR is to benefit, assist, and advance institutional research leading to improved understanding, planning and operation of institutions of higher education. [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]
ILRIG seeks to build the capacity of trade unions and social movements to pro-actively respond to the challenges of globalisation. Linked to this, we also aim to contribute towards the development of independent, democratic and participatory alternatives. ILRIG has generally focused on international labour, economic and political issues in the context of contributing to solidarity amongst workers across the globe. The subject matter of ILRIG's work is international socio-economic issues and politics, concentrating on globalisation and its impact in South and Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
This is an archived website.
The Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) was an international partnership of universities, research institutes and NGOs, which completed its ten-year programme in 2011. Its research has deepened understanding of the causes of chronic poverty, and provided analysis and policy guidance on the reduction of chronic poverty. The CPRC was funded by the UK Department for International Development. ... [according to site editor's information]
L'I.T.A. est un Établissement Public oeuvrant dans le secteur de la Recherche-Développement en Alimentation et Nutrition. II a pour mission :
* De guider et de coordonner les recherches et les études concernant le traitement, la transformation, le conditionnement, la conservation et l'utilisation des produits alimentaires locaux, principalement dans le but de promouvoir l'implantation d'industries correspondantes.
* De développer de nouvelles ressources alimentaires dérivées des productions locales qui soient d'une bonne valeur nutritive et adaptées au goût ainsi qu'au pouvoir d'achat des consommateurs.
* D'aider au contrôle de la qualité des produits alimentaires aux stades de la production, de la commercialisation, de l'importation et de l'exportation.
* De participer à la formation des Corps de Métiers de l'Alimentation. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
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]
APHRC is a non-profit, non-governmental international organization committed to conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population and health issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The Center brings together African scholars to take the lead in developing priority research programs and enhancing use of research findings for policy formulation and program improvement in sub-Saharan Africa.
A number of publications ist downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CERDES is a NGO based in Bamako with an office in Bethesda, MD (Washington, DC). It was founded in 1991, at the margin of the historical national conference which took place in July and August 1991, to set up a new constitution and electoral code, a chart for multi-party system and the state of the nation. [according to site editor's information]
The MIH is a parastatal body under the aegis of the Ministry of Health & Quality of Life, empowered to undertake training and research in the health sector and health related disciplines. Its mission is to contribute to the promotion of health and quality of life of society through training and health systems research. ... [according to site editor's information]