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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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IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative logo

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.

The African Crop Science Society (ACSS) was established in 1993 with overall goal of promoting crop production and food security in Africa. The general objectives embedded in the society’s constitution are to:

Africa Public Service Delivery & Performance Review logo

Africa’s Public Service Delivery & Performance Review (APSDPR) is a journal in the niche area of Public Service Monitoring and Evaluation. The journal is a peer reviewed journal, aimed at the promotion and sharing of knowledge, skills and innovations in government and the wider Public Sector environment in South Africa and abroad.

Equal Rights Trust

Our vision is an equal world: a world in which everyone – irrespective of their identity, status or beliefs – can participate in every area of life on an equal basis with others. We work towards this vision by addressing one of the root causes of inequality: discrimination. We focus our efforts on eliminating discrimination, its consequences and its legacies. We do this through the law.

iDE is a global effort that spans offices in 14 countries, encompassing 4 social enterprises, employing nearly 1,000 people directly, and indirectly enabling many more through our market-based approaches in agriculture; water, sanitation, and health; and finance. 

Our beliefs are best summarized in a series of simple statements that guide our daily actions.

Le Partenariat pour les Forêts du Bassin du Congo (PFBC) fédère depuis sa création en 2002, un nombre sans cesse croissant de membres. Aujourd’hui, près de 126 partenaires groupés en 7 collèges œuvrent pour la conservation de la biodiversité, la gestion durable des écosystèmes forestiers du Bassin du Congo, la lutte contre les changements climatiques et la réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique centrale dans les pays membres, en conformité avec le Plan de Convergence de la COMIFAC et les objectifs de développement durable 2030.
Plus de 500 participants prennent part à sa réunion annuelle des parties. Aucune autre initiative régionalen'est aussi hétérogène ni ne réunit autant de parties prenantes avec un nombre sans cesse croissant que le PFBC.  Des partenaires aux profils très différents dialoguent les uns avec les autres et travaillent sur des solutions communes, intersectorielles et durables.

The Grow Africa partnership was founded jointly by the African Union (AU), the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD Agency) and the World Economic Forum in 2011. Grow Africa works to increase private sector investment in agriculture, and accelerate the execution and impact of investment commitments. The aim is to enable countries to realize the potential of the agriculture sector for economic growth and job creation, particularly among farmers, women and youth.

The Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement (ACDS) works primarily within three thematic areas: social need, the Centre’s network and experience, and a business nexus to pressing social challenges and their solutions in Africa.​

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PABRA is all about beans.


We believe that beans can improve the food security, income and health of smallholder farmers and urban dwellers across Africa, as well as contribute to improved soil fertility.


We also believe that by increasing the competitiveness of bean markets, we can provide consumers with better products and contribute to the economic growth of our member countries.


We work with more than 350 partners and members across 30 countries to do just that.


Make Every Woman Count (MEWC) is an African woman-led organisation which serves as a mobilizing, networking, information, advocacy and training platform for African women by building their leadership capacities to influence policy and decision making.