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Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area.[2] With 1.0 billion people (as of 2009, see table) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 14.72% of the world's human population.

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The African Union Commission is seeking proposals for research focusing on the following thematic priorities articulated in Africa’s Science and Technology Consolidated Plan of Action (CPA) and its

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Climate change, deforestation and poverty are global issues that go beyond the reach of single companies or governments; it takes public-private cooperation to solve them.

IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative brings governments, companies, CSOs and financiers together in action driven coalitions. We orchestrate the powers of law, of entrepreneurship and investments to work together to create solutions for global sustainability issues at scale.

African Studies Review (ASR) is the principal academic and scholarly journal of the African Studies Association. ASR appears three times per year in April, September, and December, and is one of the many benefits of membership. The mission of theASR is to publish the highest quality articles, as well as book and film reviews in all academic disciplines that are of interest to the interdisciplinary audience of ASA members.

CICODEV Africa est l'institut panafricain de recherche, de formation et d’action pour la Citoyenneté, la Consommation et le Développement en Afrique.


L’association a pour buts :


  1.  de promouvoir l’émergence d’un mouvement de citoyens-consommateurs conscients de l’impact de leurs choix de consommation sur le commerce, l’environnement et le développement ;
  2. de promouvoir les choix et modèles de consommation citoyenne porteurs de développement et aptes à lutter contre la pauvreté ;

The Pretoria University Law Press (PULP) is based at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa. PULP endeavours to publish and make available innovative, high-quality scholarly texts on law in Africa. PULP also publishes a series of collections of legal documents related to public law in Africa, as well as text books from African countries other than South Africa.

The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) is an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University.


CSAE carries out economic research with a particular focus on Africa. Its aim is to improve economic and social conditions in the poorest societies. CSAE researchers often use unique data which give them unrivalled insight into the underlying issues. The resulting policy recommendations address questions in the economic and political spheres as well as in civil society in developing countries.

Fert est une association française de coopération internationale pour le développement agricole des pays en développement et émergents. Elle a pour objet de contribuer à créer dans ces pays les conditions permettant aux agriculteurs d’améliorer leurs conditions de vie et de travail et de concourir à la sécurité alimentaire de leur pays.

Fert accompagne les agriculteurs dans la création d’organisations (groupements de producteurs, coopératives, caisses de crédit agricole, centres de formation …) leur permettant d’apporter des solutions durables aux problèmes qu’ils rencontrent dans l’exercice de leur métier et la défense de leurs intérêts.

Fert conduit, dans 9 pays, 22 actions de terrain dans lesquelles elle mobilise des responsables et techniciens agricoles dans une démarche de solidaritépour partager leur expérience d’engagement professionnel et de gestion de leurs organisations.

Fert est membre d’AgriCord, alliance internationale fédérant 12 agri-agences de 10 pays : Allemagne, Belgique, Brésil, Canada, Espagne, Finlande, France, Philippines, Sénégal, Suède.

Our Vision: Knowledge for better livelihoods.

Our Mission: To strengthen the capacity and policies of African countries and institutions to harness science, technology and innovation for sustainable development.

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We are a development charity that works with herders and farmers in Africa's drylands (the Sahel region).

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The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.


The Bank Group achieves this objective by:


  • mobilizing and allocating resources for investment in RMCs; and
  • providing policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.
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Crown Agents Bank (CAB) is a UK regulated wholesale provider of emerging market and G10 foreign exchange, international payments, cash management, cross-border pensions & payroll, trade finance & investment management services (via our sister company, CAIM). We aim to be the key link between our focus developing markets in Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America & Asia Pacific and Governments, Supra-Nationals, Financial Institutions, NGO’s & select Corporates in OECD countries.

The Cahiers d’Études africaines, founded in 1960, have ever since favored the publication of previously unpublished articles, original investigations along with confirmed or emerging theoretical contributions.  While encouraging interdisciplinary perspectives, the journal concentrates on anthropological and historical research on Africa and societies linked to Africa throughout the world. The publication of articles in French and English contributes to the international recognition of the journal.