Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development.
Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges. ... [according to site editor's information]
The AU is Africa's premier institution and principal organization for the promotion of accelerated socio-economic integration of the continent. It is based on the common vision of a united and strong Africa and on the need to build a partnership between governments and all segments of civil society, in particular women, youth and the private sector, in order to strengthen solidarity and cohesion amongst the peoples of Africa. ... [according to site editor`s information]
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]
La BAD est une banque de développement régionale et multilatérale dont les actionnaires sont les 53 pays africains et les 24 pays non africains des Amériques, d'Asie et d'Europe La Banque a pour objet de promouvoir le développement économique et le progrès social de tous les pays membres régionaux. Elle finance un large éventail de projets et programmes par plusieurs voies :
- prêts au secteur public, prêts au secteur privé et prises de participation ;
- assistance technique aux projets et programmes d'appui institutionnel ;
- promotion de l'investissement public et privé ;
- assistance à la coordination des plans et politiques de développement ; et
- dons d'aide humanitaire d'urgence pouvant atteindre 500 000 USD. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Centrum für internationale Migration und Entwicklung is the human resources placement organisation for German Development Cooperation. CIM places experienced German and European experts in African, Asian and Latin American countries, as well as in Central and Eastern Europe and the newly independent states. It allows counterpart organisations in these countries to recruit highly qualified experts on the European labour market, and to use their expertise specifically for a limited period. ... [according to site editors' information]
Afrika-Verein is the German business association for German companies and institutions with business interests in African countries. The association assists its members by providing up to date business information, creating business links and representing the interests of its members in Germany, Europe and Africa. ... [according to site editors' information]
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is a public not-for-profit organization devoted to advanced policy research and training. The principal objective is to strengthen local capacity for conducting independent, rigorous inquiry into problems pertinent to the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa. The website provides information about AERCs programme components. ... [according to site editors' information]
Afrexim Bank was established in 1993 by African Governments, African private and institutional investors as well as non-African financial institutions and private investors for the purposes of financing and promoting intra- and extra-African trade. The mission of the bank is to stimulate a consistent expansion, diversification and development of African trade. ... [according to site editor's information]
ASEA was registered in 1993 with the object of establishing an association for systematic mutual cooperation, exchange of information, materials and persons, mutual assistance and joint programs between the members.Members of the association are Stock Exchange located in the African region. [according to site editors' information]