African Studies > Organizations
Links to African Studies Departments Around the World
From the MSU's African Studies Page.
African Union (AU)
"The main objectives of the OAU were, inter alia, to rid the continent of the remaining vestiges of colonization and apartheid; to promote unity and solidarity among African States; to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development; to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations."
Sections include: Member States ; AU Organs ; AU Commission ; Conferences ; Documents ; Discussions ; News.
African Virtual University (AVU) (English or French)
"The African Virtual University (AVU) is a first-of-its-kind interactive-instructional telecommunications network established to serve the countries of Africa. The objective of the AVU is to build capacity and support economic development by leveraging the power of modern telecommunications technology to provide world-class quality education and training programs to students and professionals in Africa."
"InterAfrica Groupís mission focuses on advancing peace, justice and respect for humanitarian law in the ëGreater Horní of Africa. Our programs combine networking, civic education, advocacy, dialogue and research. Our immediate mandate includes the countries of the Horn of Africa, namely Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan, while also dealing with the issues that have wider relevance on the continent. IAG cooperates and dialogues with a range of NGOs, governmental and inter-governmental organizations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral institutions in the region and around the world."
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)
"...established in Nairobi in 1977, is an autonomous, non-profit research body supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. ICRAF aims to improve human welfare by alleviating poverty, improving food and nutritional security, and enhancing environmental resilience in the tropics...ICRAF conducts strategic and applied research, in partnership with national agricultural research systems, for more sustainable and productive land use."
South Africa Government Online
Sections include: Government System ; The Presidency ; Ministers ; Deputy Ministers ; Government Departments ; Documents, Reports & Forms ; Speeches ; Provincial Government ; Local Government ; Key Issues ; SA: An Overview ; Travel & Tourism ; FAQs ; Africa.
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